Washington seeks Title 1 status
October 10, 2018
Sweetwater County School District No. 2 may have another Title 1 school in Washington Elementary School.
Tuesday night, the school board approved a request to allow Washington Elementary School to move head with an application to make it a Title 1 school.
If approved, this would allow the school staff to use Title 1 funding more flexibly throughout the school, as opposed to the funds only being applicable to Title 1 teachers and programs.
According to principal Anne Marie Covey, one of the biggest hurdles the school needs to cross is achieving a 40 percent free-and-reduced lunch rate among...