Title One/ Reading Recovery Office
Cambridge Public Schools
159 Thorndike Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
Main Number: 617-349-6490
Mary Grassi, Coordinator
What is Title 1?
Title I was originally enacted in 1965 as a cornerstone of President Johnson's "War on Poverty ". In January, 2002, President Bush signed the "No Child Left Behind" Act. This law establishes minimum qualifications for teachers and paraprofessionals and sets a goal of all children achieving a state-defined "proficient" level by the end of school year 2013 - 2014.
Title I is the largest federally funded supplemental education program. It does not replace what the school does; instead it gives students additional instruction. READ MORE >