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Section 16-6B-3 Assistance programs. (a) Student strategy. The superintendent of the local
board of education along with the staff of each school shall develop an assistance program
at each school for at-risk students performing below the standards set by the State Board
of Education. The standards shall include the results of the required assessment program adopted
by the State Board of Education with emphasis on students who are found to be at one or more
grade levels below the prescribed norm. The local board of education shall budget at least
one hundred dollars ($100) per student so identified to be expended on tutorial assistance
programs including, but not limited to, after-school, Saturday school, or summer school, or
any combination of these programs. These funds may be budgeted from state or federal funds.
However, federal funds already budgeted for at-risk students may not be counted toward the
minimum one hundred dollars ($100) requirement set aside to be expended for... - 6K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-6G-5 Reading and intervention programs; individual reading improvement plan; summer
reading camps; Alabama Summer Achievement Program; retention of students; reporting requirements.
(a) To ensure that public school students are able to read at or above grade level by the
end of third grade, each local education agency shall offer a comprehensive core reading program
to all students based on the science of reading which develops foundational reading skills.
In addition, no school district may use any curriculum for public K-3 students that does not
have instructional time included. (b) Based on the results of the reading assessment in Section
16-6G-3, each K-3 student who exhibits a reading deficiency, or the characteristics of dyslexia,
shall be provided an appropriate reading intervention program to address his or her specific
deficiencies. Additionally, students shall be evaluated after every grading period and, if
a student is determined to have a reading deficiency, the... - 20K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-44B-1 Compact. ARTICLE I PURPOSE It is the purpose of this compact to remove barriers
to education success imposed on children of military families because of frequent moves and
deployment of their parents by: A. Facilitating the timely enrollment of children of military
families and ensuring that they are not placed at a disadvantage due to difficulty in the
transfer of education records from the previous school district(s) or variations in entrance/age
requirements. B. Facilitating the student placement process through which children of military
families are not disadvantaged by variations in attendance requirements, scheduling, sequencing,
grading, course content or assessment. C. Facilitating the qualification and eligibility for
enrollment, educational programs, and participation in extracurricular academic, athletic,
and social activities. D. Facilitating the on-time graduation of children of military families.
E. Providing for the promulgation and enforcement of... - 46K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-1-41.1 School board governance improvement. (a) This section shall be known and
may be cited as the School Board Governance Improvement Act of 2012. (b) The Legislature finds
and declares all of the following: (1) That the purpose of this section is to enhance the
effectiveness of public education governance in Alabama through the establishment of training
requirements, boardsmanship standards, and accountability measures that are designed to promote
informed deliberations and decisions, to revise the qualifications for serving as a member
of a local board of education, to provide for a code of conduct for each member of a local
board of education in order to better ensure that any decision or action of a local board
of education is based on the interests of students or the system, and to foster the development
and implementation of organizational practices that are designed to promote broad support
of the public schools. (2) A local board of education is the legally... - 11K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-28-3.1 Guidelines and procedures for withdrawal from school; dropout prevention
program. (a) A child over the age of 17 may withdraw from public school prior to graduation
if both of the following circumstances exist: (1) Written consent is granted by the child's
parent or legal guardian. (2) An exit interview is conducted where the student and the student's
parent or legal guardian have been advised that withdrawal from school shall likely reduce
the student's future earning potential and increase the student's likelihood of being unemployed
in the future. During the exit interview, the student who is withdrawing from school shall
be given information that has been prepared and supplied by the State Department of Education
regarding the detrimental impacts and effects of early withdrawal from school along with any
available training and employment opportunity programs, provided such information is available.
(b) The State Department of Education shall work with local public... - 4K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-13-234 Allocation of funds. (a) In making apportionment of the Public School Fund
held by the state, to the local boards of education, the State Superintendent of Education
shall first set apart and distribute to the schools of each township the amount due from the
state thereto as interest on its sixteenth section fund, or other trust fund held by the state.
(b) It is the intent of the Legislature to insure that no local board of education receive
less state funds per pupil than it received in fiscal year 1994-95. For this reason the Foundation
Program for each local board of education shall be supplemented, if necessary, by a hold harmless
allowance. The base amount of each local board's hold harmless allowance calculation is the
1994-95 program cost as defined herein. The 1994-95 program cost of each local board of education
was determined by using the first forty scholastic days of average daily membership from 1993-94.
Beginning with the fiscal year 1995-96, the hold... - 5K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-6D-3 Legislative findings and intent. (a) The Legislature finds and declares all
of the following: (1) To further the goals of public education throughout the state, each
school system should be able to have maximum possible flexibility to meet the needs of students
and the communities within its jurisdiction. (2) There is a critical need for innovative models
of public education that are tailored to the unique circumstances and needs of the students
in all schools and communities, and especially in schools and communities that are struggling
to improve academic outcomes and close the achievement gap. (3) To better serve students and
better use available resources, local boards of education, local school systems, and parents
need the ability to explore flexible alternatives in an effort to be more efficient and effective
in providing operational and programmatic services. (b) Therefore, it is the intent of the
Legislature to do all of the following: (1) Allow school systems... - 2K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 41-15B-2.2 Allocation of trust fund revenues. (a) For each fiscal year, beginning October
1, 1999, contingent upon the Children First Trust Fund receiving tobacco revenues and upon
appropriation by the Legislature, an amount of up to and including two hundred twenty-five
thousand dollars ($225,000), or equivalent percentage of the total fund, shall be designated
for the administration of the fund by the council and the Commissioner of Children's Affairs.
(b) For the each fiscal year, beginning October 1, 1999, contingent upon the Children First
Trust Fund receiving tobacco revenues, the remainder of the Children First Trust Fund, in
the amounts provided for in Section 41-15B-2.1, shall be allocated as follows: (1) Ten percent
of the fund shall be allocated to the Department of Public Health for distribution to one
or more of the following: a. The Children's Health Insurance Program. b. Programs for tobacco
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may perform the following functions: (1) Accept donations, bequests, or other forms of financial
assistance for educational purposes from any public or private person or agency and comply
with rules and regulations governing grants from the federal government or from any other
person or agency, which are not in contravention of the constitution and laws. (2) Purchase
or lease real estate and equipment and make improvements to facilities necessary for the use
of the school, in accordance with applicable law. (3) Lease land or other property belonging
to the board of trustees or to the school. (4) Sell or exchange land or other real property
not needed for school purposes, but only when specifically authorized by law and then only
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Section 16-6G-4 Use of funds in support of Alabama Reading Initiative; literacy and reading
specialists. (a) Funds appropriated by the Legislature in support of the Alabama Reading Initiative
shall be allocated to support the following: (1) Local education agencies to support local
reading specialists. (2) The Alabama Summer Achievement Program. (3) Regional literacy specialists.
(4) Preservice and inservice teacher professional learning activities for elementary school
teachers in reading. (5) Curricula to support student interventions. (6) State administration.
(b) Funds dedicated to the Alabama Reading Initiative shall be expended on local and regional
reading specialists, professional learning activities, and administrative activities that
support all of the following activities for kindergarten through third grade students in public
K-12 schools; continued funding shall be contingent on measurable performance growth, as determined
by the task force established under subsection (a)... - 10K - Match Info - Similar pages

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