No Child Left Behind. Regional Meetings April, 2007. Regional Meetings NCLB Consolidated Application and Performance Report Update. For district specific discussions, feel free to call the NCLB Clearinghouse at 624-6705 to schedule a time for one-on-one or small group technical assistance. .
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For district specific discussions, feel free to call the NCLB Clearinghouse at 624-6705 to schedule a time for one-on-one or small group technical assistance.
ESEA is up for reauthorization in 2008
$2 million (variable hold harmless in effect)
SAUs must disseminate district and school report cards to:
(1) All schools served by the local educational agency;
(2) All parents of students attending those schools; and
(3) The community, through public means, such as posting on the Internet, distribution to the media, and distribution through public agencies, public libraries, etc.
Applications and Performance Reports
are due by August 1, 2007 or 30 days
after the end of any summer programming. See handout with outlined dates in packet.
If you have a summer program and will not meet the August 1 date, you must send your date of submission by July 15 to the NCLB Clearinghouse by letter, fax,
Performance Reports and Applications will be read in the order they are received. Requests for additional information or clarification will be e-mailed to districts.
Don’t forget to:
Check your site set-up—is everything correct?
Are all schools listed?
Are the phone numbers, extensions, and e-mail addresses current? (MDOE uses this info for e-mail blasts and we wouldn’t want to miss you.)
Are all non-public schools included?
Title IV questions, contact
$ in NCLB Applications under contracted services requires the following:
The NCLB Application will have a process verifying that you are aware of these requirements and plan to comply.
Performance Report: Didn’t put money in contracts, but you spent some--then then the contracting box will appear and you will have to agree to comply with the contracting requirements.
6. The participation form is submitted either electronically with electronic signature or by mail/fax to the State.
7. If sent electronically, the application will be set up properly for further district input.
8. If the form is mailed and the State certifies the form, the application will be set up properly for further district input.
9. If Title IAis chosen for participation and the non-public school is eligible, the Affirmation of Consultation form is available in the non-public school menu.
10. After the consultation meeting is held, the non-public school submits its Affirmation of Consultation electronically or by mail/fax.
at least two Titles.
and outcomes consistent with
except Titles III (III projects only)
and IVA (2%).
Annual AYP decisions based on:
Many sub-groups previously too small to measure will now be measurable.
REMEMBER: If you have 20 in a sub-group, that sub-group will be used to determine AYP .
Check Measured Progress Web Site
Remember these files may contain confidential student information, including a confidential FERPA list. Please insure that only appropriate personnel have access.
The CIPS 10% Project Sheet may be created with the project funds budgeted in the “Other-8000” category and updated after the required plan is completed in December 2007 or after notification of making AYP.
The CIPS 10% Project Sheet(s) will appear and details of activities for these funds must be presented in a separate sheet for each school.
This page has 3 components:
year, it is grandfathered for one year.
The Maine Migrant Education Program would like to provide program awareness to ensure that all SAUs have a common understanding of who qualifies as migrant and what services are available for migrant students.
The Title IC, Migrant Education Program has an electronic fund application on the NCLB online applications website.
Eligible migrant students qualify to receive:
Maine Department of Education
Attn: Maine Migrant Education Program
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
To help ensure that students who are limited English proficient (LEP):
1) making progress in attaining English;
2) attaining English language proficiency; and
3) academic performance.
ACCESS for ELLs® - measures language proficiency
MEAs and MHSA – measure academic performance
Title III funds are to improve the existing instruction programs for English language learners by:
Maine Department of Education
Title III-ESL/Bilingual Programs Director
Augusta, Maine 04333
When 2007-08 Title IV-A allocations have been confirmed by USED, they will be posted on the Maine Office of Substance Abuse website: www.mainesdfsca.org
LifeSkills Training Project Alert
Leadership & Resiliency Reconnecting Youth
Second Step Project Northland
Project Achieve Too Good For Drugs
Class Action All Stars
And Many More…
Here is a link to the SAMHSA Model Programs Guide website where you can find detailed information about “Model” prevention programs: www.modelprograms.samhsa.gov
1. Conflict Resolution Programs
2. Student Assistance Programs
3. Prejudice / Intolerance Prevention
4. Service Learning / Community Service
5. Substance Abuse/Violence Prev. Programs
6. Alternative Education Programs
7. Character Education Programs
8. Truancy Prevention
9. Youth Suicide Prevention
10. Domestic Violence / Child Abuse Response
11. Dissemination of Drug/Violence Prev. Info. 12. Emergency Intervention Services
13. Student Drug Testing
14. Professional Development and Training
15. Family / Community Prevention Activities
16. School Security Personnel
(A maximum of 40% of the allocation is allowed for this activity and only if funding for this activity is not received from other Federal agencies.)
(A maximum of 20% of the allocation is allowed for this activity and only if funding for this activity is not received from other Federal agencies.NO OTHER TYPES OF EQUIPMENT PURCHASES ARE ALLOWABLE.)
18. School Safety Hotline
19. School Security Planning
20. Reporting of Criminal Offenses
22. Program Evaluation
23. Community-wide Planning/Organizing
24. Transfer of Suspension & Expulsion Records
25. Employee Background Checks
More detailed information about each of the 25 “Other Allowable” prevention strategies is embedded in the online application system.
(Your packet includes a sample Title IV-A application.)
The Title IV-A application consists of two pages.
1. Title IV-A Application Development Page:
This page captures information about the SAU’s community consultation process; data-driven needs assessment and planning efforts; review of community risk and protective factors; comprehensive, K-12 prevention programming; and prevention-related priority issues for the upcoming school year.
This page captures information about a particular Title IV-A funded project including identification of the priority issue that the project will address; selection of the “model” or “other allowable” prevention strategy that will be employed to address the issue; justification for use of the selected strategy; implementation details; establishment of measurable attitude and/or behavior outcomes; and a project budget.
A Title IV-A cash management report must be submitted to the Maine Office of Substance Abuse each quarter.
Peter Brough, LEA Program Specialist
Telephone: 287-6475 Fax: 287-8910
Carla McPherson, Secretary
Telephone: 287-2596 Fax: 287-8910
Electronic Performance Reports
- Number of Ed Techs paid in whole or in part with Title IA funds
- Total number of Ed Techs in this school
Note—all Ed Techs paid by Title IA in a TAS and all Ed Techs in a SWP must meet the requirement.
Incidence of Prohibited Behavior (IPB) Data
By August 1 of each year, the LEA is required to submit IPB data (for the previous school year) to the online reporting system maintained by the Maine Office of Substance Abuse (OSA) at the following website: http://www.mainesdfsca.org
It is expected that the OSA IPB system will be ready for input of 2006-2007 data sometime in May. An announcement will be sent out to all SAUs when the system is ready.
Maine schools have been advised that 2006-07 incidence data should also be entered into the “new” MEDMS SDFS module that is maintained by the Maine Department of Education. (Informational Letter
9th –24, 10th-20, 11th –14, 12th –11
See Bookmark in packet for individual program consultant names, numbers, and e-mail.