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2015–16 Program Improvement LEA Requirements


Under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), local educational agencies (LEAs) are responsible for implementing specific federal and state requirements during each year that they are in Program Improvement (PI) status.

Summary of PI Requirements for LEAs in PI Years 1 through 3+ [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac/ti/documents/leapisummary.doc] (DOC; New Apr-2016)
Chart summarizing the requirements for LEAs in PI.

PI Year 1

Requirements

  • PI Year 1, Newly Identified [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac/ti/leapiyr1new.asp]
    Detailed outline of the requirements for newly identified PI Year 1 LEAs.
  • PI Year 1, Maintains PI Status [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac/ti/leapiyr1cont.asp]
    Outline of the requirements for LEAs maintaining PI Year 1 status.

LEA Plan Addendum Documents

PI Year 2

Requirements

  • PI Year 2, Newly Identified [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac/ti/leapiyr2new.asp]
    Detailed outline of the requirements for newly identified PI Year 2 LEAs.
  • PI Year 2, Maintains PI Status [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac/ti/leapiyr2cont.asp]
    Outline of the requirements for LEAs maintaining PI Year 2 status.

PI Year 3

Corrective Action

An LEA that advances to PI Year 3 is subject to Corrective Action, and the State Board of Education (SBE) is required to assign at least one of seven federal corrective actions, cited at Education Code (EC) Section 52055.57(c).

See Agenda Item 15, on the CDE SBE Agenda for January 2016 Web page [http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/ag/ag/yr16/agenda201601.asp], that assigns Corrective Action 7 to each of the LEAs entering Cohort 9 of PI Year 3. The posting of this agenda item serves as the notification to parents and the public of the Corrective Action the state has taken in accordance with 20 U.S.C. 6316 §1116(c)(10)(E) and CFR § 200.51 (d)(3).

Requirements

LEA Plan Template Documents

Resources

2015–16 Title I and/or Title III Improvement Status Letters

Under ESEA, LEAs may be identified for improvement under Title I (PI), Title II, and/or Title III and are subject to requirements under each accountability system. A March 3, 2016, notice letter [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac/ti/alignmentletter.asp] was sent to all LEAs notifying them of their Title I and/or Title III accountability requirements notifying them of their improvement status and directed them to the appropriate CDE Web links for details on the specific accountability requirements.

Program Improvement and Title II

Title I PI LEAs that also have a Title II improvement status should review the California Department of Education Compliance Monitoring, Intervention and Sanctions (CMIS) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/nclb/sr/tq/tiicmis.asp] Web page. LEAs that are subject only to Title II, CMIS should also reference this page.

Program Improvement and Title III

Title I PI LEAs that are also in Title III improvement status should review the California Department of Education Title III Accountability Requirements [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el/t3/t3amaotargets.asp] Web page. LEAs that are subject only to Title III should also reference this page.

Questions: District Innovation & Improvement Office | DIIO@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0836 
Last Reviewed: Monday, April 25, 2016

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