• All Title I schools must complete a comprehensive needs assessment that drives all aspects of school operations.
    •   School reform strategies must be implemented to address the identified needs.
    •   All instructional staff, including paraprofessionals must be highly qualified
        according to the criteria set by ESSA.

    •   There must be high quality and ongoing professional development for staff to
        address the needs of the school.

    •   There must be strategies in place to recruit highly qualified teachers and place
        them in areas of greatest need.

    •   Family engagement is a critical and integral part of day-to-day operations in a    Title I school.
    •   Strategies are in place to aid in the transitions between academic grade levels, as well as school levels, i.e., pre-school to kindergarten, elementary to middle, and middle to high school.
    •   Teachers are actively involved in the use of assessments and instructional
        decisions are driven by data analysis.

    •   Title I schools develop specific instructional activities for students identified with
        the greatest needs.

    •   Title I schools coordinate and integrate resources and services from federal, state and local sources.