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Woodside ESD |  AR  6171  Instruction

Title I Programs   

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Schoolwide Programs

The district operates a Title I schoolwide program in order to upgrade the entire educational program of the school. The Superintendent or designee shall inform the parents/guardians of the school's eligibility and its ability to consolidate funds from federal, state, and local sources for program purposes. (20 USC 6312, 6314)

The Superintendent shall develop and annually review and update a single plan for student achievement which incorporates the plan required by 20 USC 6314 for reforming the school's total instructional program and plans required by other categorical programs included in the state's consolidated application. (Education Code 64001; 20 USC 6314)

(cf. 0420 - School Plans/Site Councils)

The district's Title I program shall include: (20 USC 6314)

1. A comprehensive needs assessment of the entire school, including the needs of migrant students, which includes the achievement of students in relation to state academic content and achievement standards

(cf. 6011 - Academic Standards)

(cf. 6162.5 - Student Assessment)

(cf. 6162.51 - Standardized Testing and Reporting Program)

(cf. 6162.52 - High School Exit Examination)

(cf. 6175 - Migrant Education Program)

2. Schoolwide reform strategies that:

a. Provide opportunities for all students to meet the state's proficient and advanced levels of achievement

b. Use effective methods and instructional strategies, based on scientifically based research, that strengthen the school's core academic program, increase the amount and quality of learning time, help provide an enriched and accelerated curriculum, and include strategies for meeting the educational needs of historically underserved populations

(cf. 5148.2 - Before/After School Programs)

(cf. 6111 - School Calendar)

(cf. 6112 - School Day)

(cf. 6177 - Summer School)

c. Include strategies to address the needs of all students in the school, but particularly the needs of low-achieving students and those at risk of not meeting state achievement standards who are members of the target population of any program that is part of the schoolwide program

Such strategies may include counseling, student services, mentoring services, college and career awareness and preparation, and the integration of vocational and technical education programs.

(cf. 5149 - At-Risk Students)

(cf. 6164.2 - Guidance/Counseling Services)

(cf. 6164.5 - Student Success Teams)

d. Address how the school will determine if student needs have been met

e. Are consistent with and designed to implement state and local improvement plans, if any

(cf. 0520.2 - Title I Program Improvement Schools)

(cf. 0520.3 - Title I Program Improvement Districts)

3. Instruction by highly qualified teachers

(cf. 4112.24 - Teacher Qualifications Under the No Child Left Behind Act)

4. High-quality and ongoing professional development for teachers, principals, paraprofessionals, and, if appropriate, student services personnel, other staff, and parents/guardians to enable all students in the school to meet state academic achievement standards

(cf. 4131 - Staff Development)

(cf. 4222 - Teacher Aides/Paraprofessionals)

(cf. 4231 - Staff Development)

(cf. 4331 - Staff Development)

5. Strategies to attract high-quality, highly qualified teachers to the school

(cf. 4111 - Recruitment and Selection)

6. Strategies to increase parent involvement

(cf. 5020 - Parent Rights and Responsibilities)

(cf. 6020 - Parent Involvement)

7. Plans for assisting preschool children in the transition from early childhood programs to elementary school programs

(cf. 6300 - Preschool/Early Childhood Education)

8. Measures to include teachers in decisions regarding the use of academic assessments to provide information on and to improve the achievement of individual students and the overall instructional program

9. Activities to ensure that students who experience difficulty mastering the proficient and advanced levels of academic standards shall be provided with effective, timely additional assistance, which shall include measures for timely identification of students' difficulties and provision of sufficient information on which to base effective assistance

(cf. 6179 - Supplemental Instruction)

10. Coordination and integration of federal, state, and local services and programs


approved: February 12, 2012 Woodside, California