2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-5-117.4. School improvement plan.

A. Each local board of education shall, after convening an advisory council that includes teachers and parents, and after holding at least one public hearing, adopt a six-year school improvement plan for the district. Each school improvement plan shall include stated goals that clearly delineate educational expectations, and shall be annually monitored and updated as necessary. The alternative education plan for the school district as required in subsection B of Section 1210.566 of this title shall be included in the school improvement plan. The plan shall also include a specific program of improvement through academic skill reinforcement and/or remediation pursuant to the provisions of the Oklahoma School Testing Program Act. The plan shall include an evaluation of the instructional program in the basic skills areas as specified in paragraphs 1 and 2 of subsection A of Section 11-103 of this title and specific plans whereby schools within the district will initiate the planning process of meeting or exceeding the accreditation requirements in Section 3-104.4 of this title. The six-year school improvement plan shall include a consideration of the feasibility of participation in any programs which consist of state exemption from educational-related statutes or rules.

B. As set forth in Section 1210.544 of this title, the State Board of Education shall establish a process to identify schools in the state that are consistently listed as persistently low-achieving schools in accordance with subsection (g)(6) of Section 1003 of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended. A school district board of education with a school identified as being among the persistently lowest-achieving schools in the state shall, in addition to the requirements set forth in Section 1210.544 of this title, submit an annual update to the school improvement plan to the State Board of Education. The annual update to the school improvement plan shall be submitted electronically.

C. The State Board of Education shall promulgate rules for monitoring compliance with the provisions of this section by school districts.

D. The State Department of Education shall provide training for regional accreditation officers in alternative education program compliance.

Added by Laws 1985, c. 329, § 17, emerg. eff. July 30, 1985. Amended by Laws 1986, c. 259, § 64, operative July 1, 1986; Laws 1987, c. 186, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 1987; Laws 1989, c. 315, § 58, operative July 1, 1989; Laws 1989, 1st Ex. Sess., c. 2, § 39, emerg. eff. April 25, 1990; Laws 1995, c. 307, § 5, eff. July 1, 1995; Laws 2002, c. 289, § 2, eff. July 1, 2002; Laws 2012, c. 354, § 5.

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