Our team of state and local federal programs experts researched ESSA Parent and Family Engagement communication requirements and created a comprehensive resource center so that you don't have to.
There is no concise federal guidance summarizing district responsibilities for Parent and Family Engagement, so federal programs administrators are left to research the requirements alone.
Civil Rights case law dictates that parent notifications are translated by qualified translators. Professionally translating and legally reviewing standard notices is expensive and time-consuming.
Federal programs are complex, and the law is not always clear, but your district is accountable to the law in the event of a monitoring visit. A Civil Rights finding is embarrassing and risky.
Title I required notification described in Title I, Section 1112(e)(1)(A) included in the Teacher and Paraprofessional Qualifications Content Category.
A required component of the School Parent and Family Engagement Policy found in Title I, Section 1116(d) and included in the Parent and Family Engagement Content Category.
Title I required notification described in Title I, Section 1112(e)(3)(A) included in the EL Programs – Title I and/or Title III Content Category.
Meets the requirement to obtain a parent signature when a parent decides to opt their EL student of EL programs or services as described in Title I, Section 1112(e)(3)(A)(viii).
Notification used to meet Title I, Section 1114(b)(2) requirement to communicate with parents regarding a school's intent to seek to operate a Title I Schoolwide program.
Title I required notification to the parent of students attending schools identified for Comprehensive or Targeted Support and Improvement as described in Section 1111(c)(4)(B).
Title I equitable services requirements include consultation with private schools regarding the public school services that may be provided to eligible private school students as outlined in Title I, Sections 1117(b)(1); and 1112(c)(2), and Title VIII, Section 8501(a)(1).
Mckinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act requirement found in McKinney-Vento Section 722(g)(6)(A)(vi).
Helps districts and local providers identify the appropriate notifications for 21st Century Community Learning Centers.
Helps districts identify the appropriate notifications regarding the student data privacy requirements of FERPA.
Helps districts identify the appropriate notifications associated with policies related to student participation in any assessments.
Helps districts identify the appropriate parent notices regarding requirements for Direct Student Services.
Helps districts identify the appropriate parent and community notifications regarding the educational rights of children and youth experiencing homelessness.
Helps districts and schools identify the appropriate parent, family, and community notifications regarding requirements for English Learners.
Helps districts or local operating agencies identify the appropriate parent and community notifications regarding Migrant Education Programs.
Helps districts identify the appropriate notifications regarding Title I Parent and Family Engagement requirements.
Helps school districts the appropriate notifications regarding equitable services requirements for private school students.
Helps districts identify the parent notification requirements regarding schools identified for Support and Improvement.
Helps districts identify the notifications that help meet the Title I requirements to ensure educational stability for students in foster care.
Helps districts identify the appropriate parent notices regarding parents' right to request the qualifications of their child's teacher(s).
Helps districts identify the appropriate parent notices regarding requirements for schools identified as unsafe.
Helps districts identify the appropriate parent notices to develop and implement a comprehensive schoolwide plan.
TransACT ParentNotices is a sole source provider of parent communications resources that help you centralize and standardize your most important parent notifications so that teachers, staff, and families can access translations, guidance and pre-written forms at the moment they need them.
Host your district's PDFs, or access our library of translated notices that are written by experts to comply with ESSA, Section 504, IDEA, and Civil Rights.
Automate approval workflows so that administrators can confidently manage requirements without creating workflow bottlenecks for staff.
Eliminate manual data entry by auto-filling student and teacher data, importing rosters, and automatically delivering notices in a parent's preferred language.
Deliver forms and notifications to mobile devices, in compliance with privacy laws. Parents can view and respond on the device of their choice, including desktop, tablet, or mobile phone.
Provide touchless notifications by allowing parents to provide digital signatures on desktop, tablet, or mobile phones.
Report on which parents have received, viewed, and responded to a notice. Automate reminders to teachers, staff, and parents.
Enable two-way communication with parents and families with ParentNotices' Remind integration. Learn more about the integration in this blog.
A National Advisory Board of state and local administrators reviewed the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to determine what local education agencies need to do to meet the letter and the spirit of the law. The result is a resource center to help you comply with federal law and authentically engage parents in a language they can understand.
ParentNotices works alongside your existing notifications systems, your Student Information System and your SSO provider to support federally required communications for federal programs, English Learners, and state or district policy.