Rutherford Elementary is a Title 1 building. Title 1 is the largest federal aid program for elementary, middle, and high schools. Through Title 1, money is allocated to schools districts around the country based on the number of low-income families in each district. Each distict uses Title 1 money for extra services for children in need of educational help.
How are Title 1 Funds used?
* Class size reduction
* Additional teachers and/or para-professionals
* Parent/Family Involvement Funds
* Additional professional development for school staff
* Parent instructional materials