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The Board of Trustees recognizes that high-quality supplemental instructional programs can motivate and support students to attain grade-level academic standards, overcome academic deficiencies, and/or acquire critical skills. The district shall offer programs of direct, systematic, and intensive supplemental instruction to meet student needs.

(cf. 5113.1 - Chronic Absence and Truancy)

(cf. 5147 - Dropout Prevention)

(cf. 5148.2 - Before/After School Programs)

(cf. 5149 - At-Risk Students)

(cf. 6011 - Academic Standards)

(cf. 6146.1 - High School Graduation Requirements)

(cf. 6146.5 - Elementary/Middle School Graduation Requirements)

(cf. 6164.5 - Student Success Teams)

Supplemental instruction may be offered outside the regular school day, including during the summer, before school, after school, on Saturday, and/or during intersessions. It may also be provided during the regular school day provided it does not supplant the student's instruction in the core curriculum areas or physical education.

(cf. 5148.2 - Before/After School Programs)

(cf. 6111 - School Calendar)

(cf. 6112 - School Day)

(cf. 6176 - Weekend/Saturday Classes)

(cf. 6177 - Summer Learning Programs)

Supplemental instruction shall be offered to:

1. Eligible students from low-income families whenever the district or a district school receiving federal Title I funds has been identified by the California Department of Education for program improvement for two or more consecutive years (20 USC 6316)

(cf. 0520.2 - Title I Program Improvement Schools)

(cf. 0520.3 - Title I Program Improvement Districts)

2. Students who have been recommended for retention at their current grade level or are at risk of retention (Education Code 48070.5)

(cf. 5123 - Promotion/Acceleration/Retention)

3. Students in grades 7-12 who do not demonstrate "sufficient progress" toward passing the state exit examination required for high school graduation (Education Code 60851)

(cf. 6162.52 - High School Exit Examination)

"Sufficient progress" shall be determined based on a student's results on state assessments administered pursuant to Education Code 60640-60649 and the minimum levels of proficiency recommended by the State Board of Education.

(cf. 6162.51 - State Academic Achievement Tests)

The curriculum of the supplemental instructional program shall reflect state academic content standards to the extent that the district curriculum is aligned with those state standards, and shall be designed to assist students to succeed on the exit exam. (Education Code 60851)

In addition, contingent on the district budget and local control and accountability plan (LCAP), supplemental instruction may be offered to students who:

1. Based on state assessment results, grades, or other indicators, demonstrate academic deficiencies in core curriculum areas that may jeopardize their attainment of academic standards

2. Have not passed one or both parts of the high school exit exam by the end of grade 12

3. Are in targeted student groups identified in the district's LCAP as needing increased or improved services to succeed in the educational program

(cf. 0460 - Local Control and Accountability Plan)

(cf. 3100 - Budget)

(cf. 3553 - Free and Reduced-Price Meals)

(cf. 6173.1 - Education for Foster Youth)

(cf. 6174 - Education for English Language Learners)

4. Desire enrichment in core academic areas, visual and performing arts, physical education, or other subjects as approved by the Board

(cf. 6142.6 - Visual and Performing Arts Education)

(cf. 6142.7 - Physical Education and Activity)

(cf. 6142.91 - Reading/Language Arts Instruction)

(cf. 6142.92 - Mathematics Instruction)

(cf. 6142.93 - Science Instruction)

(cf. 6142.94 - History-Social Science Instruction)

(cf. 6143 - Courses of Study)

(cf. 6172 - Gifted and Talented Student Program)

As appropriate, supplemental instruction may be provided through a classroom setting, individual or small group instruction, technology-based instruction, and/or an arrangement with a community or other external service provider.

(cf. 1020 - Youth Services)

When determined to be necessary by the principal or designee, a student may be required to participate in a supplemental instruction. In such cases, written parent/guardian consent shall be obtained for the student's participation.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

37200-37202 School calendar

37223 Weekend classes

37252-37254.1 Supplemental instruction, summer school

41505-41508 Pupil Retention Block Grant

42238.01-42238.07 Local control funding formula

46100 Length of school day

48070-48070.5 Promotion and retention

48200 Compulsory education

48985 Translation of notices

51210-51212 Courses of study, elementary schools

51220-51228 Courses of study, secondary schools

52060-52077 Local control and accountability plan

60603 Definitions, core curriculum areas

60640-60649 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress

60850-60859 High school exit examination

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

11470-11472 Summer school

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

6316 Program improvement schools and districts

Management Resources:

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION GUIDANCE

Supplemental Educational Services, January 14, 2009

Creating Strong Supplemental Educational Services Programs, May 2004

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov

U.S. Department of Education: http://www.ed.gov

Policy WESTWOOD UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: March 5, 2014 Westwood, California