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Get Involved

Parental involvement is a combination of commitment and active participation on the part of parent to the school and to the student. As parents you can ensure that your child receives the benefits from parental involvement by staying up to date on what is happening in the classroom.

Tulsa Public Schools is committed to helping your child develop the academic knowledge and critical thinking he or she needs to succeed in school and beyond. As a result, these involvement opportunities empower parents to take action. By connecting parents to school officials, community members, other parents, knowledge, and powerful allies, these opportunities build bridges and networks that support schools and sustain whole communities.

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Tips to Help You Child Be Successful at School

Be Generous with Praise

Observe your child carefully and comment on the things that are done well. When you see an area that needs improvement, find a positive way to talk about it with your child.

Encourage "Personal Best"

Help your child by encouraging him or her to do the best in school and at home. Remember, "personal best" does not mean "perfect", and learning is not the same as high grades. Children, like adults, need the freedom to make mistakes and to learn from them.

Make Learning A Priority

Your attitude toward school attendance, education and involvement in the school makes a strong and lasting impression on your child. Show your child, by example, that learning is a priority.

Show Interest in School Work

  • Talk about school each day.
  • Ask to see classwork.
  • Have your child read aloud to you.
  • Read to and with your child from a variety of material in your first language.
  • Encourage your child to discuss new ideas and opinions.
  • Show appreciation for good efforts.

Offer Suggestions

Help your child use the following strategies to improve performance in school:

  • Read the assignment when it is given.
  • Keep a list of new vocabulary.
  • Proofread assignments to catch errors before writing a final draft.

Schedule Study Time

Set up an area for homework away from noise and distractions. Post a family calendar that schedules school project deadlines, after-school activities, mid-term dates, exam periods and report card dates.

 


 

Salk Elementary School Parental Involvement Policy

2018-2019

Salk Elementary School, supporting the purposes of Title I, strives to build a strong partnership between home and school. This partnership is essential because student achievement improves when parents are involved in their child’s education.  Activities to increase parental involvement are an integral part of the Title I program.

All parents at all grade levels should be involved in purposeful communication with the school and in the education of their own children.  Together we can build community support for Salk Elementary School to the benefit of all.

  • Salk Elementary School’s parent advisory council shall provide activities for meaningful consultation with parents.
  • Parental involvement activities shall be a portion of the Site Improvement Plan.
  • Salk Elementary shall provide transition activities that connect to Pre-Kindergarten through Sixth grade.
  • Salk Elementary will annually review the parent involvement policy and amend the Site Improvement Plan.
  • Salk Elementary will use current testing data, benchmark and other assessments to guide strategies for improvement.
  • Salk Elementary will not use less than 1% of its total Title I allocation for parental involvement activities.
  • Salk Elementary shall convene at least once for an annual meeting for parents, offering flexible times and child care.
  • Salk Elementary shall involve parents and staff in the planning and design of its programs.
  • Parents shall receive information in a timely manner.
  • Salk Elementary School academic performance data and individual student progress will be made available to parents.
  • Parents shall expect timely responses to their suggestions and concerns.
  • Salk Elementary School shall provide opportunities for participation of all parents with limited English proficiency or disabilities.

2018-2019


 

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