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Petaluma City Schools |  0000 |  AR  0420.1  Philosophy, Goals, Objectives and Comprehensive Plans

School-Based Program Coordination   

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The Superintendent or designee shall give all principals information about the School-Based Program Coordination Act. This information shall be provided to staff, parents/guardians and secondary students. (Education Code 52852.5)

Categorical funds coordinated under this program may include funding for: (Education Code 52851)

1. Conservation Education (Education Code 8750-8754)

(cf. 6142.5 - Environmental Education)

2. New Careers Program (Education Code 44520-44534)

(cf. 4112.21 - District Interns)

3. Educational Technology (Education Code 51870-51874)

(cf. 0440 - District Technology Plan)

(cf. 4060 - Employee Use of Technology)

(cf. 6162.7 - Use of Technology in Instruction)

(cf. 6163.4 - Student Use of Technology)

4. School Improvement Program (Education Code 52000-52049.1)

5. Gifted and Talented Education Program (Education Code 52200-52212)

(cf. 6172 - Gifted and Talented Student Program)

6. California Regional Career Guidance Centers (Education Code 52340-52346)

(cf. 6030 - Integrated Academic and Vocational Instruction)

(cf. 6178 - Vocational Education)

7. Educationally Disadvantaged Youth Programs (Education Code 54000-54041)

(cf. 5149 - At-Risk Students)

8. Miller-Unruh Basic Reading Act (Education Code 54100-54145)

(cf. 6142.91 - Reading/Language Arts Instruction)

9. Special Education (Education Code 56000-56867)

(cf. 0430 - Comprehensive Local Plan for Special Education)

10. California Cadet Corps (Military and Veterans Code 500-520.1)

Funds coordinated by this program shall be used to supplement, not supplant, existing state and local appropriations. (Education Code 52852.5)

The school shall not be required to meet the statutory provisions or related California Code of Regulations for any coordinated program except as specifically provided under the School-Based Program Coordination Act. (Education Code 52851)

Plan

Program goals, expenditures and evaluation processes shall be addressed in a single school plan for student achievement required for the state's consolidated application process. (Education Code 64001)

(cf. 0420 - School Plans/Site Councils)

(cf. 6190 - Evaluation of the Instructional Program)

The plan shall address: (Education Code 52853)

1. Curricula, instructional strategies and materials responsive to the individual needs and learning styles of each student

2. Instructional and auxiliary services which meet the special needs of non-English-speaking or limited-English-speaking students; educationally disadvantaged students; gifted and talented students; and students with exceptional needs

3. A staff development program for teachers, other school personnel, paraprofessionals and volunteers, including those participating in special programs, which may include:

a. The use of program guidelines developed by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction for specific learning disabilities, including dyslexia, and other related disorders

b. Strategies included in the guidelines and instructional materials that focus on successful approaches for working with students who have been prenatally exposed to substances as well as other at-risk students

(cf. 4131 - Staff Development)

(cf. 4231 - Staff Development)

(cf. 4331 - Staff Development)

4. Ongoing evaluation of the school's educational program

(cf. 0500 - Accountability)

5. The proposed expenditures of funds available to the school through this program, including but not limited to expenditures for salaries and staff benefits for persons providing services for those programs

6. The proposed expenditure of funds available through the Improving America's Schools Act

7. Other activities and objectives established by the site council

The Board of Education shall review and approve or disapprove the school plan. If a plan is not approved, the Board shall give the site council its specific reasons. (Education Code 52855)

The site council shall annually review the school plan, establish a new budget and, if necessary, make other modification to reflect changing needs and priorities. (Education Code 52853, 52857)

Subsequent changes in the plan developed by the site council shall be approved or disapproved by the Board, and specific reasons stated for any disapproval. (Education Code 52855)

Regulation PETALUMA CITY SCHOOLS

approved: June 25, 2002 Petaluma, California