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6:110 Programs for Students At Risk of Academic Failure and/or Dropping Out of School and Graduation Incentives Program

The Superintendent or designee shall develop, maintain, and supervise a program for students at risk of academic failure or dropping out of school.  The program shall include education and support services that address individual learning styles, career development, and social emotional needs, and may include:

  • Parent-teacher conferences
  • Counseling services by social workers and/or guidance counselor
  • Counseling services by psychologists
  • Psychological testing
  • Truants’ alternative and optional education program
  • Alternative school placement
  • Community agency services
  • Alternative Learning Opportunities Program, in conformity with the Alternative Learning Opportunities Law, as it may be amended from time-to-time
  • Graduation incentives program
  • Remediation program

Any student who is below the age of 20 is eligible to enroll in a graduation incentives program if he or she:

  1. Is considered a dropout according to State law;
  2. Has been suspended or expelled;
  3. Is pregnant or is a parent;
  4. Has been assessed as chemically dependent; or
  5. Is enrolled in a bilingual education or LEP program.

LEGAL REF.:  105 ILCS 5/2-3.41, 5/2-3.64, 5/2-3.66, 5/13B-1, et seq., 5/26-2a, 5/26-13, and 5/26-14, and 5/26-16.

CROSS REF.:  6:280 (Grading and Promotion), 6:300 (Graduation Requirements), 7:70 (Attendance and Truancy)

ADOPTED:  November 22, 2004

REVISED:  March 21, 2011
                   January 28, 2013