Parent and Family Engagement has always has been a centerpiece of Title I. The statute specifically
defines parent and family engagement as the participation of parents and/or family in regular, two-way
meaningful communication involving student academic learning and other school activities, including
1. that parents and/or family play an integral role in assisting their child’s learning;
2. that parents and/or family are encouraged to be actively involved in their child’s education and
are included, as appropriate, in decision-making and on advisory committees to assist in the
education of their child; and
3. that other activities are carried out, such as those described in Title I, Part A.