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Parents' Right to Know

August 2016

Dear Parents and Guardians:

In accordance with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Section 1111 (h)(6) PARENTS’ RIGHT TO KNOW, this is a notification from Lake Ridge Schools to every parent of a student in a Title I school that you have the right to request and receive information in a timely manner regarding the professional qualifications of your student’s classroom teachers.  Information regarding the professional qualifications of your student’s classroom teachers shall include the following:

       wIf the teacher has met state qualification and licensing criteria for the grade level
             and subject  areas  taught;

         wIf the teacher is teaching under emergency or temporary status in which Indiana
           qualifications and licensing criteria are waived;

          wThe teacher’s baccalaureate degree major, graduate certification, and field of discipline;

          wWhether the student is provided services by paraprofessionals, and if so, their qualifications.

If at any time your student has been taught for four or more consecutive weeks by a teacher that is not highly qualified, you will be notified by the school of this information.

If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the school principal.


Dr. Sharon Johnson-Shirley