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The federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act requires that any local school district receiving Title I funds must notify parents that they may ask about the professional qualifications of their child’s classroom teacher. You may direct any questions to your child’s principal.

TPS RECEIVES FEDERAL GRANT FOR HEAD START PROGRAM

On Thursday, June 12, Dr. Romules Durant held a news conference to announce that TPS and two delegate agencies (WSOS Community Action and the Lucas County Family and Children First Council) had been awarded more than $8 million from the federal government to run most of the Head Start operation in Lucas County. Here is a copy of the news release about the grant: Head Start release

RECRUITMENT FAIR SET FOR NEW AND CURRENT PRESCHOOL STUDENTS

A TPS Preschool/Lucas County Head Start/WSOS Recruitment Fair will be held for families interested in registering or continuing the registration process for the 2014-2015 school year. The fair will be held on three days -- July 15 through July 17 -- from 11 a.m. until 2 pm. each day. It will be held at the Early Childhood Office located in the former DeVilbiss High School at 3301 Upton Ave. (Please enter through Door 12, adjacent to the expressway). Documents needed are: the child's birth certificate; three proofs of residence; a photo ID; household family income verification; custody papers if applicable and a medical insurance card for those applying for the Head Start program. Please call the Early Childhood Office at 419-671-8756 if you plan on attending the Recruitment Fair or if you need to schedule an appoint on a different day. We want to ensure that your child is ready to start school on Sept. 2, 2014.

We Want Your Student To Perform As Well As Possible

That's why each TPS high school is offering Ohio Graduation Test tutoring sessions. Workbooks have also been distributed to every teacher who works with sophomore students. For more details, contact your school. (Click here for each high school's contact information.)

You can also help your student by doing the following:

  1. Encourage him/her to take advantage of the tutoring sessions.
  2. Help him/her access the OGT practice websites.
  3. Remind him/her to review the tests before taking them.
  4. Make sure he/she gets plenty of sleep before and during the testing period.
  5. Be certain he/she eats a healthy, well-balanced breakfast on test days.
  6. Send him/her off to school on time.

 

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