Overview Previous Year 3 Grant Budget Resources Outcomes Focus School Information 2014-2015 This presentation allows you to: • Review the overall expectations for Focus Schools, as outlined in Wisconsin’s ESEA waiver. • Review the expectations communicated to Focus Schools in Year 1 and Year 2. • Clarify the Year 3 requirements for Focus Schools. • Examine the requirements for Focus School Grant funds.
Outcomes Overview Category 2 Previous Year 3 Grant Budget Resources As part of a four-year cohort, Title I Focus Schools must implement state-supported reforms Focus School Overview • These reforms include the use of the Indistar Continuous Improvement Tool, and implementation and coordination of RtI initiatives in reading, mathematics and behavior, which address the following components: • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) • Collaborative Planning Time • Core Instruction and Interventions • Professional Development • Early Warning Systems (EWS) (middle and high schools only)
Outcomes Overview Previous Year 3 Grant Budget Resources Previous Expectations for Focus Schools: Previous Focus School Expectations • Attended the RtI Center’s Foundational Overview training. • Completed the Schoolwide Implementation Review (SIR) to determine baseline RtI implementation in reading or math. • Implemented PBIS in 2014-2015. • Attended an Indistar training. • Assessed 35 indicators within Indistar by June 30, 2013.
Outcomes Overview Previous Year 3 Budget Resources Grant All Focus Schools will receive a Title I-A Focus School Grant for 2014-2015 Focus School Grant 2014-2015 • This $14,000 grant must be used to support the professional development needs of staff or to support the utilization of Indistar. • Grant applications will only be approved after the first successful Indistar compliance check in early October.
Outcomes Overview Previous Year 3 Grant Category 6 Resources Budget Focus School Budget There is no carryover for the $14,000 Focus School Grant. All money must be spent in the 2014-2015 school year. All budget revisions and claims must be completed by June 30, 2015. LEAs with Focus Schools have the option of transferring up to 100 percent of their Title II-A funds into Title I-A. LEAs are able to reserve 20 percent of their Title I-A funds to support Focus Schools. Focus School Grant funds must be spent in 2014-15
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