Local Educational Agency (LEA) Plan

The Superintendent or designee shall consult with teachers, principals, administrators, other appropriate school personnel, and parents/guardians of participating students in the development, periodic review, and, as necessary, the revision of a local educational agency (LEA) plan. The plan and any revisions shall be submitted to the Governing Board for approval.  The plan shall address the components specified in 20 USC 6312, which describe the assessments, strategies, and services the district will use to help low-achieving students meet challenging academic standards. Local Educational Agency (LEA) Plans were approved in July 2003 for a five-year period, which was the expected duration of the current authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, known as the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001. Until the law is officially reauthorized and any new requirements for a local plan are made evident, LEAs will not be required to submit a new LEA Plan to the State Board of Education for approval. However, LEAs have been advised since July of 2003 that it is necessary to annually review and update the LEA Plan.