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Title I Committee of Practitioners (COP)

Governing policy, members, meeting notices, and related information.

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Member Recruitment

The State Board of Education is seeking applications for appointment to serve on the Title I Committee of Practitioners, and the submission due date has been extended to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 22, 2012. The purpose of this committee is to review any State rules and regulations relating to Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act in order to ensure that they conform to the purposes of Title I.

Background

Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (PL107-110, Section 1903; 20 USC 6573) requires each State educational agency that receives Title I funds to create a State Committee of Practitioners to advise the State in carrying out its responsibilities under Title I. The composition and duties of the Title I COP are set out in the law as follows:

SEC. 1903. STATE ADMINISTRATION.
(b) COMMITTEE OF PRACTITIONERS-

(1) IN GENERAL- Each State educational agency that receives funds under this title shall create a State committee of practitioners to advise the State in carrying out its responsibilities under this title.
(2) MEMBERSHIP- Each such committee shall include –

(A)  as a majority of its members, representatives from local educational agencies;
(B)  administrators, including the administrators of programs described in other parts of this title;
(C)  teachers, including vocational educators;
(D)  parents;
(E)  members of local school boards;
(F)  representatives of private school children; and
(G)  pupil services personnel.

(3)  DUTIES- The duties of such committee shall include a review, before publication, of any proposed or final State rule or regulation pursuant to this title,  In an emergency situation where such rule or regulation must be issued within a very limited time to assist local educational agencies with the operation of the program under this title, the State educational agency may issue a regulation without prior consultation, but shall immediately thereafter convene the State committee of practitioners to review the emergency regulation before issuance in final form.

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Questions:   Sandi Ridge | sridge@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0243
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