(105 ILCS 5/13B-25.20)
Requirements for the district plan.
The district plan
must be consistent with
the school district's overall mission and goals and aligned with the local
school improvement plans of
each participating school. The district plan must include all of the
(1) A description of the program, including the
students at risk of academic failure to be served, evidence of need, program goals, objectives, and measurable outcomes.
(2) A staffing plan, including the experiences,
competency, and qualifications of certified and non-certificated staff and emphasizing their individual and collective abilities to work with students at risk of academic failure.
(3) A description and schedule of support services
that will be available to students as part of their instructional program, including procedures for accessing services required for students on an as-needed basis.
(4) How the district will use grant funds to improve
the educational achievement of students at risk of academic failure.
(5) A detailed program budget that includes sources
of funding to be used in conjunction with alternative learning opportunities grant funds and a plan for allocating costs to those funds.
(6) A plan that outlines how funding for alternative
learning opportunities will be coordinated with other State and federal funds to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of the program.
(7) A description of other sources of revenue the
district will allocate to the program.
(8) An estimate of the total cost per student for the
program and an estimate of any gap between existing revenue available for the program and the total cost of the program.
(9) A description of how parents and community
members will be involved in the program.
(10) Policies and procedures used by the district to
grant credit for student work satisfactorily completed in the program.
(11) How the district will assess students enrolled
in the program, including how statewide testing for students in alternative learning opportunities settings will be addressed.
(12) How students will be admitted to the program and
how students will make an effective transition back to the regular school program, as appropriate.
(13) All cooperative and intergovernmental agreements
and subcontracts with eligible entities.
(Source: P.A. 92-42, eff. 1-1-02.)