Title I Information
What are Title I funds?
South Huntington benefits from Title IA federal funds, which are federal educational funds distributed through state departments of education. Schools and districts are identified to receive these funds based solely on levels poverty (percentages of students benefitting from either free or reduced-priced lunch). While certain schools are identified as Title I schools, all students benefit directly or indirectly from these funds. For the 2011-2012 school year, South Huntington Schools will provide Title I reading services at the Oakwood Primary School, Birchwood Intermediate School, Silas Wood Sixth Grade Center, and Stimson Middle School. The program provides identified, targeted students with additional instruction and services that are provided by a certified reading teacher as part of a regularly scheduled program. Students are identified based on multiple measures such as reading unit test scores, ELA assessment scores, daily classroom participation and performance, and/or other measures of performance. All remedial instruction is closely aligned with the classroom developmental reading program. The reading teachers use alternate, research-based strategies to teach and reinforce reading skills and strategies, as well as writing, listening, speaking and critical thinking skills.