OUTCOMES FOR ACADEMIC RESILIENCE
An Alternative Learning Experience
The ALE is a program designed to meet the social/emotional health and academic needs of students in grades 8-12 who struggle in the traditional school setting due to:
Truancy due to health issues
In order to be considered for this alternative learning program:
- Counselor/Administrator will complete and send recommendation form
- Meeting/Approval with OAR Administrator/Counselor
- Student Statement
- Schedule Adjustment form from sending school
- Sending school will arrange transportation utilizing the transportation form, contacting routing no later than three days prior to starting OAR
Student and Parents:
- Students must have parent/guardian approval and strong family or other support system.
- Students must agree to attend school four days per week and actively engage in academic and mentoring activities. On Fridays, students will have work to complete at home.
- It is expected that parents will play a role in monitoring activities and homework on non-OAR days.
- Students with an IEP or 504 plan must have a meeting convened with case managers from originating school and a plan developed to define how Specially Designed Instruction and 504 accommodations will be met.
- A team of professionals will review each student’s application for program admission
- Prospective students and their parent/guardian must meet with the administrator of ALE/Counselor and mentor teacher
- Administrators/Counselors/others will present tiered interventions and their outcomes. It should be noted that OAR is a Tier 3 intervention
- The long term goal is to return to comprehensive schools with tools for success and structured support from the OAR Program upon return to originating school
- Sending school will maintain cumulative file and records.
- Impact of schedule changes /credit implications close to quarter and semester should be considered when determining a start date.
Students will be registered at their school of origin and counted as follows:
- Percentage of FTE will be coordinated based upon the number of courses taken at the school of origin.
- HomeLink cannot be a school of origin for students attending OAR
- Students will be admitted on an ongoing basis. Students may not enroll within two days of the P-223 monthly count.