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Title II Supporting Effective Instruction

Consolidated Application Title II, Part A Supporting Effective Instruction Assurances for fiscal year 2021–22.
Title II, Part A, Supporting Effective Instruction Assurances
  1. The local educational agency (LEA) will conduct meaningful consultation with teachers, principals, other school leaders, paraprofessionals (including organizations representing such individuals), specialized instructional support personnel, charter school leaders (in a LEA that has charter schools), parents, community partners, and other organizations or partners. The results will be used to create a plan that describes the LEA’s system of professional growth and improvement, how the LEA prioritizes funds for activities under section 1111(d) and section 1124(c), and how the LEA uses data and ongoing consultation to continually update and improve its plan. The LEA shall coordinate the activities under this part with other related strategies, programs, and activities being conducted in the community. (20 United States Code (USC) §6612; Public Law (PL) 114-95, §2102(b)(2)(B), 2102(b)(2)(C), 2102(b)(2)(D), §2102(b)(3)(A), §2102(b)(3)(C))
  2. The LEA will comply with the requirements regarding participation by private school children and teachers. (20 USC §6612; PL 114-95, §2102(b)(2)(E))
  3. The LEA will coordinate professional development activities authorized under this part with professional development activities provided through other Federal, State, and local programs. (20 USC §6612; PL 114-95, §2102(b)(2)(F))
  4. The programs and activities described in the LEA plan will be in accordance with the purpose of Title II, Part A and address the learning needs of all students, including children with disabilities, English learners, and gifted and talented students in accordance with the type of activities authorized under this Section. (20 USC §6613; PL 114-95, §2103(b))
  5. The LEA plan shall describe how the LEA will identify and address any disparities that result in low-income students and minority students being taught at higher rates than other students by ineffective, inexperienced, or out-of-field teachers. (20 USC §6312; PL 114-95, §1112(b)(2))
  6. The LEA will use funds to meet the requirements contained in Title II, Part A, and all other applicable provisions of the ESEA as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act; funds made available under Title II, Part A shall be used to supplement, and not supplant, non-Federal funds that would otherwise be used for activities authorized under Title II, Part A. The LEA will submit necessary documentation of compliance with requirements upon request to the California Department of Education. (20 USC §6613, 20 USC §6614, 20 USC §6691; PL 114-95, §2103(b), §2104(b), §2301)
  7. The LEA will ensure that all teachers and paraprofessionals working in a program supported with funds under this part meet applicable State certification and licensure requirements, including any requirements for certification obtained through alternative routes to certification. (20 USC §6312(c)(6); PL 114-95, §1112(c)(6))

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