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Local Control And Accountability Plan   

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Content of the Plan

The Tuolumne County Office of Education's ("TCOE") local control and accountability plan (LCAP) shall include, for each school or program operated by the County Superintendent of Schools ("County Superintendent"), all of the following: (Education Code 52066)

1. A description of the annual goals established for all students and for each numerically significant subgroup as defined in Education Code 52052, including ethnic subgroups, socioeconomically disadvantaged students, English learners, students with disabilities, and foster youth. The LCAP shall identify goals for each of the following state priorities:

a. The degree to which teachers in the schools or programs operated by the County Superintendent are appropriately assigned in accordance with Education Code 44258.9 and fully credentialed in the subject areas and for the students they are teaching; every student in the schools or programs operated by the County Superintendent has sufficient access to standards-aligned instructional materials as determined pursuant to Education Code 60119; and school facilities are maintained in good repair as specified in Education Code 17002.

b. Implementation of the academic content and performance standards adopted by the State Board of Education (SBE), including how the programs and services will enable English learners to access the Common Core State Standards and the English language development standards for purposes of gaining academic content knowledge and English language proficiency.

c. Parent/guardian involvement, including efforts the County Superintendent makes to seek parent/guardian input in making decisions for each individual school site and program operated by the County Superintendent, including how the County Superintendent will promote parent/guardian participation in programs for unduplicated students, as defined in Education Code 42238.02 and Board policy and individuals with exceptional needs.

d. Student achievement, as measured by all of the following as applicable:

(1) Statewide assessments of student achievement

(2) Academic Performance Index

(3) The percentage of students who have successfully completed courses that satisfy the requirements for entrance to the University of California and the California State University, or career technical education sequences or programs of study that satisfy specified requirements and align with SBE-approved career technical education standards and frameworks, including, but not limited to, those described in Education Code 52302, 52372.5, or 54692

(4) The percentage of English learners who make progress toward English proficiency as measured by the SBE-certified assessment of English proficiency

(5) The English learner reclassification rate

(6) The percentage of students who have passed an advanced placement examination with a score of 3 or higher

(7) The percentage of students who participate in and demonstrate college preparedness in the Early Assessment Program pursuant to Education Code 99300-99301

e. Student engagement, as measured by school attendance rates, chronic absenteeism rates, middle school dropout rates, high school dropout rates, and high school graduation rates, as applicable

f. School climate, as measured by student suspension and expulsion rates and other local measures, including surveys of students, parents/guardians, and teachers on the sense of safety and school connectedness, as applicable

g. The extent to which students have access to and are enrolled in a broad course of study that includes all of the subject areas described in Education Code 51210 and 51220, as applicable, including the programs and services developed and provided to unduplicated students and individuals with exceptional needs, and the programs and services that are provided to benefit these students as a result of supplemental and concentration grant funding pursuant to Education Code 42238.02 and 42238.03

h. Student outcomes, if available, in the subject areas described in Education Code 51210 and 51220, as applicable

i. How the County Superintendent will coordinate instruction of expelled students pursuant to Education Code 48926.

j. How the County Superintendent will coordinate services for foster children, including, but not limited to all of the following:

(1) Working with the county child welfare agency to minimize changes in school placement

(2) Providing education-related information to the county child welfare agency to assist the county child welfare agency in the delivery of services to foster children, including, but not limited to, educational status and progress information that is required to be included in court reports

(3) Responding to requests from the juvenile court for information and working with the juvenile court to ensure the delivery and coordination of necessary educational services

(4) Establishing a mechanism for the efficient expeditious transfer of health and education records and the health and education passport

2. Any goals identified for any local priorities established by the County Board. For any local priorities addressed in the LCAP, the County Board, the County Superintendent or the designee shall identify the method for measuring the TCOE's progress toward achieving those goals. (Education Code 52066)

3. A description of the specific actions the TCOE will take during each year of the LCAP to achieve the identified goals, including the enumeration of any specific actions necessary for that year to correct any deficiencies in regard to the state and local priorities specified in paragraph 1 above, including the enumeration of any specific actions necessary for that year to correct any deficiencies in regard to the state priorities list in paragraph 1(a-j) above. Such actions shall not supersede provisions of existing collective bargaining agreements within the TCOE.

For purposes of the descriptions required by paragraphs 1 and 3 above, the County Superintendent may consider qualitative information, including, but not limited to, findings that result from any school quality reviews conducted pursuant to Education Code 52052 or any other reviews. (Education Code 52066)

For any local priorities and goals addressed in the LCAP, the County Board may identify the method for measuring the TCOE's progress toward achieving those goals. (Education Code 52066)

To the extent practicable, data reported in the LCAP shall be reported in a manner consistent with how information is reported on a school accountability report card. (Education Code 52066)

The County Superintendent shall consult with teachers, principals, administrators, or other school personnel, local bargaining units of the TCOE, parents/guardians, and schools developing the LCAP. (Education Code 52066)

Annual Updates

On or before July 1, 2015 and each year thereafter, the LCAP shall be updated using the template developed by the SBE and shall include all of the following: (Education Code 52067)

1. A review of any changes in the applicability of the goals described in the existing LCAP pursuant to the section "Content of the Plan" above

2. A review of the progress toward the goals included in the existing LCAP, an assessment of the effectiveness of the specific actions described in the existing LCAP toward achieving the goals, and a description of changes to the specific actions the TCOE will make as a result of the review and assessment

3. A listing and description of the expenditures for the fiscal year implementing the specific actions included in the LCAP and the changes to the specific actions made as a result of the reviews and assessment required by Annual Update paragraphs 1 and 2 above

4. A listing and description of expenditures for the fiscal year that will serve unduplicated students and students redesignated as fluent English proficient

Posting of the Plan

The County Superintendent shall:

1. Post on the Internet Website of the TCOE any LCAP approved by the County Board, and any updates or revisions to an LCAP approved by the County Board

2. Post all LCAPs submitted by school districts, or links to those plans, on the TCOE Internet Website

3. Transmit or otherwise make available to the Superintendent of Public Instruction all LCAPs submitted to the County Superintendent by the school districts and the LCAP approved by the County Board. (Education Code 52065)

Regulation TUOLUMNE COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

approved: April 14, 2014 Sonora, California