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Title I

Guidelines on Comparability Requirements


The term "instructional staff" means staff members who provide instruction to children or who assist or supervise those staff members who provide instruction. The term includes teachers, principals, consultants, supervisors of instruction, librarians, and guidance and psychological personnel. Also included are paraeducators, clerical personnel, and other paraeducators who are employed to assist other instructional staff members providing instructional services.

Those personnel not considered instructional staff are attendance officers, visiting teachers, home school visitors, school social workers, and others who enforce compulsory attendance laws, analyze causes of nonattendance, and bring together the home, school, and community to solve individual student attendance problems.

Comparability Bulletin (B052-09)

Non-Regulatory Fiscal Guidance

Comparability Presentation (PDF)


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