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Description of Interventions

A Parent Empowerment petition requests the Local educational Agency (LEA) to implement one or more of four interventions.

A Parent Empowerment petition requests the Local educational Agency (LEA) of a Subject School to implement one or more of the four interventions identified below, or the federally mandated alternative governance arrangement.

Turnaround Model

As described in California Code of Regulations, Title 5 (5 CCR) Section 4803, a turnaround model is one in which an LEA must implement the following strategies:

A turnaround model may also implement other strategies, such as any of the required and permissible activities under the transformation model listed below, or a new school model (for example, a themed or dual language academy).

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Restart Model 

In the restart model laid out in 5 CCR Section 4804, an LEA converts a school, or closes and reopens a school, under a charter school operator, a charter management organization (CMO), or an education management organization (EMO) as defined below.

School Closure Model

According to 5 CCR Section 4805, School Closure occurs when an LEA closes the Subject School. The pupils enrolled in the now closed Subject School are then enrolled in other higher achieving schools in the district. These higher achieving schools should be within reasonable distance to the closed Subject School and may include, but are not limited to, charter schools or new schools.

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Transformation Model

In 5 CCR Section 4806 the transformation model is described as one in which an LEA implements the following four strategies:

Strategy 1: Developing and increasing teacher and school leader effectiveness

In developing and increasing teacher and school leader effectiveness, the LEA must enact these required activities:

An LEA may also implement other strategies to develop teachers' and school leaders' effectiveness, such as:

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Strategy 2: Comprehensive instructional reform strategies

In creating comprehensive instructional reform strategies, the LEA must enact these required activities:

An LEA may also implement comprehensive instructional reform strategies, such as:

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Strategy 3: Increasing learning time and creating community-oriented schools

In increasing learning time and creating community-oriented schools, the LEA must enact these required activities:

An LEA may also implement other strategies that extend learning time and create community-oriented schools, such as:

Strategy 4: Providing operational flexibility and sustained support

In providing operational flexibility and sustained support, the LEA must enact these required activities:

The LEA may also implement other strategies for providing operational flexibility and intensive support, such as:

Alternative Governance Arrangement

Alternative governance is one in which an LEA institutes any other major restructuring of the school's governance arrangement that makes fundamental reforms, such as significant changes in the school's staffing and governance, to improve student academic achievement in the school and that has substantial promise of enabling the school to make adequate yearly progress as defined in the State plan under Section 6311(b)(2) of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

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