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LCFF Resources: Priority 7 Course Access

Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) Priority 7 addresses a course of study where programs and services are developed and provided to English learners, students with special needs, foster youth and individuals with exceptional needs.

Statement of Model Practices

LCFF Priority 7 Statement of Model Practices
The Statements of Model Practices are intended to support LEAs and their stakeholders in the LCAP development process. The Statements can help LEAs identify strategies and practices to meet their specific needs and potential areas of growth and may serve as good starting points for LEAs to begin dialogues with their stakeholders in each priority area.


Top resources aligned to LCFF Priority 7 are provided below. Select a Priority link to display resources for that subject.

Top Resources
Resource Description
Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Offers a framework and resources that aligns Response to Instruction and Intervention with the State Standards and the systems necessary for academic, behavior, and social success.
Supporting Inclusive Practices External link opens in new window or tab. Resources on inclusive practices that are responsive to student diversity, encourage student-directed learning, are evidence-based, and developed via ongoing collaboration between staff, students and community.
Equity Provides information on fair outcomes, treatment, and opportunities for all students.
Deeper Dive
Resource Description
English Learner Roadmap Provides guidance to implement California's 21st century college-and-career-ready standards, curriculum, instruction programs, and assessments for English learners.
Homeless Education Liaisons Provides a spreadsheet with all Homeless Liaisons contract information by local educational agencies (LEAs).
Best Practices for Planning Curriculum for Young Children Series: The Integrated Nature of Learning (PDF) Gives guidance on how children in early education learn across multiple domains simultaneously. This publication illumines best-practice approaches to teaching with the integrated nature of learning in mind.
Dyslexia Guidelines Work Group Provides information about the Dyslexia Guidelines Work Group members, archived meetings, current law, and related documents and organizations.
Inclusion Works! Creating Child Care Programs That Promote Belonging for Children with Special Needs (PDF) Offers family-friendly approaches, strategies on environmental adaptations, and how to access inclusion resources.
SEEDS Partnership: Family Engagement and Professional Development in Special Education External link opens in new window or tab. Provides professional development resources and tools to improve family engagement program practices and educational outcomes.
Coalition for Educational Equity for Foster Youth LCAP External link opens in new window or tab. Offers a sample Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) with action steps and accountability measures that school districts can use to assist foster youth.
Best Practices for Planning Curriculum for Young Children Series: Family Partnerships & Culture (PDF) Offers guidance on the importance of being responsive to the cultures of the families.
State Performance Plan- Technical Assistance Project (SPP-TAP) External link opens in new window or tab. Provides technical assistance to LEAs working to address performance and compliance problems relating to special education disproportionality and significant disproportionality.
Blueprint for Improving Instruction, Accessibility, and Outcomes for All Students Indexed version External link opens in new window or tab. Includes recorded sessions and materials presentations on the State Standards as it relates to the Special Education Community.
Common Core State Standards Symposiums for Special Educators: Part I External link opens in new window or tab., Part II External link opens in new window or tab. Offers resources that help to align standards to IEPs.
Gifted & Talented Education Offers information and resources related to the implementation of Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) programs.
Shedding the Light: Creating Inclusive, Accessible, and Equitable Learning Environments for All Students External link opens in new window or tab. Offers resources focusing on the creation of inclusion, accessibility, and equitability for all students.
Supporting English Learners with Disabilities External link opens in new window or tab. Offers resources on how to avoid misclassification of English learners with disabilities, a comprehensive evaluation process for English Learners (ELs) with disabilities, and model individualized education program.
Title I Improving Academic Achievement Offers resources on improving academic achievement for disadvantaged students to help meet state academic content and performance standards.
Grant-Migrant Education Family Biliteracy Program A statewide school-based family biliteracy education program that families may replicate at home to provide high quality instruction for children ages 3-5. The purpose of the Migrant Education Family Biliteracy Program (MEFBP) grant is to promote site-based family biliteracy programs.


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Last Reviewed: Monday, July 03, 2023
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