Mason Independent School District is beginning the process of applying for Federal funds for the 2012-2013 school year: Title I, Part A; Title I, Part C Migrant; Title II, Part A; Title III, Part A; and Special Education. These funds supplement the Mason ISD regular education program and ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach proficiency on challenging state academic achievement standards and state academic assessments.
The district will have several meetings to discuss Federal funds, parental involvement, professional development, staffing needs and the standard application process. The public and especially parents are invited to attend any of these meetings, view the Standard Application System and express their views regarding the development and design of the program or call the central office at 347-1144 for more information. Parents are specifically invited to attend the Title Program Planning Tuesday, May 8, beginning at 5:15 p.m. in the school cafeteria. This meeting will be held in conjunction with the Book Fair and Family Together Night scheduled for the same evening.
The district and campus education improvement committees are composed of a wide range of individuals including parents, community and business members, administrators and teachers to allow for greater input. The district education improvement committee will hold their annual planning meeting Tuesday, May 15, beginning at 5:30 in the high school library, the Mason Junior High will conduct its planning meeting on May 10 at 4:00 in the ARD room and the Mason Elementary School planning meeting will be on May 7 at 4:00 in Room 138.