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  1. Associated Talmud Torahs Government Programs Liaison to Federal & State Programs

  2. Hierarchy of Federal Education Programs

  3. Nonpublic School Affiliates • Office of Catholic Schools (69.4%) • Independent Schools (17.2%) • Christian Schools (5.6%) • Lutheran Schools (4.4%) • Associated Talmud Torahs (3.4%) Monthly Consultation Meetings

  4. Illinois Coalition of Nonpublic Schools (ICNS) • ATT has been a member since 1970 • ATT has been on its Executive Board since 1990 Currently meets 4 times per year

  5. Elementary Akiba Schechter Joan Dachs Bais Yaakov – Yeshivas Tiferes Tzvi Yeshiva Ohr Boruch High Schools Bais Yaakov High School Bnos Rabbeinu High School Hanna Sacks Bais Yaakov Ida Crown Jewish Academy Lubavitch Girls High School Lubavitch Mesivta of Chicago Telshe High School Yeshivas Meor HaTorah Schools Represented by the ATT to CPS

  6. Federal Title ProgramsNCLB: No Child Left Behind Title I • Funds are used for math and reading remediation for eligible students. • The ATT was instrumental in getting the alternative method of poverty data collection (i.e. proportionality) approved by CPS which brought Title I to our Chicago and Skokie elementary and high schools

  7. FY 11 Dollars (Services) Allocated to Title I -- all ATT schools • Remedial Services directly to ATT Schools (including Skokie for the Chicago students) $482,058 (Provided by Catapult Learning and school-based program) From Pooled Nonpublic Dollars: • Professional Development $462,377 • Academic Counseling $225,267 • Parent Involvement Sessions $20,000 • Wish Lists $143,357

  8. Federal Title ProgramsNCLB: No Child Left Behind Title IIA (Professional Development) • Funds are used by ATT schools for attendance at professional development conferences, for in-school workshops, and to pay consultants who give in-services in the core-curricular subject areas.

  9. FY 11 Dollars (Services) Allocated to Title IIA -- all ATT schools • Professional development in the core curriculum subjects $94,339

  10. Federal Title ProgramsNCLB: No Child Left Behind Title III (Foreign Language) • Fundsare used in improving the teaching of English to foreign students. Foreign students are identified as being in the U.S. less than 3 years and in grades K-12.

  11. FY 11 Dollars (Services) Allocated to Title III -- all ATT schools • Limited English proficient programs/materials $3,315

  12. Special Leadership Grant from CPS • ATT in its role as Jewish affiliate to Chicago Public Schools can avail itself of a special Leadership Grant. Funds cover attendance at conferences that impact the leadership skills of ATT administrators. Allocation FY 11: $1685

  13. ATT’s Role in NCLB • Mandatory consultation with the LEA • Liaison to individual nonpublic schools • Processing the large volume of required paperwork and documentation

  14. ATT’s Role in State Programs Liaison to individual nonpublic schools • ISBE Recognition Process • Teacher Certification

  15. Associated Talmud TorahsGovernment Programs Questions? webmaster@att.org