†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Code:†† IA

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Adopted:††

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Instructional Goals (Version 1)



In establishing an effective educational program as part of the studentsí total education, the district recognizes the importance of developing a partnership that promotes the involvement of staff, parents and the community [through such means as 21st Century Schools Councils, local school committees and advisory committees].


The district is committed to a continual process of collaborative decision making and goal setting that is framed around the following characteristics:


1.†††† Provides equal and open access and educational opportunities for all students regardless of their linguistic background, culture, race, sex, capability or geographic location;


2.†††† Assumes that all students can learn and establishes high, specific skill and knowledge expectations and recognizes individual differences at all instructional levels;


3.†††† Provides special education, compensatory education, linguistically and culturally appropriate education and other specialized programs to all students who need those services;


4.†††† Provides students with a solid foundation in the skills of reading, writing, problem solving and communication;


5.†††† Provides opportunities for students to learn, think, reason, retrieve information, use technology and work effectively alone and in groups;


6.†††† Provides for rigorous academic content standards and instruction in mathematics, science, English, history, geography, economics, civics, and English physical education, health, the arts and second languages;


7.†††† Provides students with an educational background to the end that they will function successfully in a constitutional republic, a participatory democracy and a multicultural nation and world;


8.†††† Provides students with instruction in, but not limited to, health, physical education, second languages and the arts;


98.††† Provides students with the knowledge and skills that will provide the opportunities to succeed in the world of work, as members of families and as citizens;


109.Provides students with the knowledge, skills and positive attitude that lead to an active, healthy lifestyle;


1110.Provides students with the knowledge and skills to take responsibility for their decisions and choices;


1211.Provides opportunities for students to learn through a variety of teaching strategies;


1312.Emphasizes involvement of parents and community in the total education of students;


1413.Transports students safely to and from school;


1514.Ensures that the funds allocated to schools reflect the uncontrollable differences in costs facing each district;


1615.Ensures that local schools have adequate control of how funds are spent to best meet the needs of †††††††† students in their communities; and


1716.Provides for a safe, educational environment.





Legal Reference(s):



†††††††††† ORS 329.025

†††††††††† ORS 329.035

†††††††††† ORS 329.125

†††††††††† ORS 336.067


†††††††††† OAR 581-022-1030

†††††††††† OAR 581-022-1210

†††††††††† OAR 581-022-1340