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Program Improvement School Requirements

Under ESEA, PI schools are responsible for implementing certain federal and state requirements during each year that they are in PI. The requirements vary based on the PI year.

Summary of PI Requirements for Schools in PI Years 1–5
Five-year chart outlining requirements for PI schools.

PI Year 1: Newly Identified (DOC)
Detailed outline of requirements and recommendations for newly identified PI schools.

PI Year 2: Continuing Improvement (DOC)
Detailed outline of requirements and recommendations for PI schools in continuing improvement.

PI Year 3: Schools in Corrective Action (DOC)
Detailed outline of requirements and recommendations for schools in corrective action.

PI Year 4: Restructuring (DOC)
Detailed outline of requirements and recommendations for schools in restructuring.

PI Year 5: Alternative Governance (DOC)
Detailed outline of requirements and recommendations for schools in alternative governance.

School Choice
All PI schools must provide all enrolled students the option to transfer to another school within the district that is not PI, with paid transportation.

Supplemental Educational Services
PI schools in Years 2 and above must provide supplemental educational services, or free tutoring, to low-income students enrolled in the school.

Questions:   District Innovation & Improvement Office | 916-319-0836
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, November 25, 2014

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