According to the guidelines of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001, the Armona Union Elementary School District has been identified as a Program Improvement Local Educational Agency in Year 3, corrective action. By law, NCLB requires the California Department of Education to annually review student academic performance in English/Language Arts and Mathematics of each district that receives Title I, Part A, funding. A district is identified as Program Improvement if yearly student performance goals, known as Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), are not met for two consecutive years.
NCLB also requires the California State Board of Education to deterine a "corrective action" for each Program Improvement Year 3 Local Educational Agency. Corrective action is defined as the steps a district must take to ensure student achievement in the core academic subjects of English/Language Arts and Mathematics.
Through the federal legislation outline in NCLB, our district was identified as not meetin these required achievement goals in the area of English/Language Arts for students with disabilities and those classifeid as English Language Learners. In November 2008, the California State Board of Edcuation determined that the OUSD must take the following corrective actions:
Learn more about the No Child Left Behind requirements and become aware of strategies to improve student academic achievement. Additional information and resources are available at teh following websites:
*The California Department of Education Title I, Part A web pag
*Program Improvement Status Determinations web page
The Armona Union Elementary School District is in Program Improvement Year 3. The schools identified as Program Improvement (PI) schools for 2014-2015 are Armona Elementary School (PI - Year 3) and Parkview Middle School (PI - Year 5).
*Armona Elementary School Program Improvement Spanish Parent Notification for 2014-2015
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