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1 REAP Districts Have Flexibility NCLB Strategist Training Spring 2006

2 REAP—NCLB Title VI-B REAP Purpose: Designed to assist rural school districts in using Federal resources more effectively to improve the quality of instruction and student academic achievement

3 REAP—NCLB Title VI-B Consists of two programs:  Small, Rural School Achievement Program (SRSA)  Rural and Low Income Program (RLIS)

4 REAP— SRSA Eligibility:  Total ADA of less than 600 students AND  Serve only schools that have NCES school locale code of 7 or 8.

5 REAP— SRSA SRSA initiative has two components:  REAP-Flex-- Alternative use of funds authority  SRSA Grant -- Program from U.S. Department of Education

6 REAP— SRSA What is REAP-Flex?  Use of specific Federal Formula funds to support local activities to assist in addressing local academic needs more effectively.  Does not involve a transfer of funds from one program to another.  Gives LEA broader authority in spending “applicable funding”.

7 REAP— SRSA REAP-Flex What is applicable funding?  The funds an LEA may flex include: Title II-A— Preparing and Recruiting High Quality Teachers and Principals Title II-D—Enhancing Education Through Technology Title IV-A—Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Title V-A—Innovative Programs

8 REAP— SRSA REAP-Flex What LEA activities may be funded with the applicable funding?  Title I-A-Improving Basic Programs  Title II-A- Preparing, Training and Recruiting High Quality Teachers and Principal  Title II-D– Enhancing Education Through Technology  Title III— Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students  Title IV-A— Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities  Title IV-B– 21 st Century Community Learning Centers  Title V-A– Innovative Programs

9 REAP— SRSA and REAP-Flex Accountability  Must administer OSAT ( Oregon State Assessment Tests )  After 3 rd year participating in REAP-Flex and/or SRSA: AYP status determined Failure to make AYP—use all applicable funding and SRSA grant funds to carry out District/School Improvement requirements of Title I-A (Section 1116)

10 REAP— SRSA and REAP-Flex CIP Budget Narrative  Title IA pages Budget Narrative page Set-aside pages Targeting page Budget page  REAP-Flex pages Budget Narrative pages Budget page

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15 REAP— SRSA SRSA Grants SRSA Grants  U. S. Dept. of Education directly to district  Districts need to apply to USDE  Use of funds: Title I-ATitle IV-A Title II-ATitle IV-B Title II-DTitle V-A Title III

16 REAP—NCLB Title VI-B Contact Information  Janet Bubl Oregon Department of Education (503)


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