A Title I school that does not make AYP for two consecutive years in specific areas is identified for Program Improvement (PI) Each newly identified PI school must offer parents a school choice (i.e., all parents of students in PI schools have the option of sending their students to schools in the district that are not in PI) and meet other specific NCLB requirements. For PI schools in years 2-5, the LEA must provide supplemental educational services or free tutoring, for eligible children from a state-approved provider selected by the parents.
NCLB also specifies that LEAs receiving Title I funds be identified for PI if the LEA does not make AYP for two consecutive years in specific areas.
For information regarding PI, see the 2009 Adequate Yearly Progress Report Information Guide available on the CDE AYP Web page.For more information on Title I Program and PI requirements under NCLB, contact the School Support and Title I Basic Office at 916-319-0854 regarding schools in Years 3, 4, or 5 of PI. For information on LEAs in PI, contact the District Improvement Office at 916-319-0836. Additional information is available on the CDE PI Web page.