Code:   IGBHB-AR

                                                                                                                                          Accepted:   9/14/98

                                                                                                                                             Revised:   8/26/02, 11/22/04

                               Establishment of Alternative Education Programs



Proposals from parents or students for the establishment of an alternative education program shall be submitted in writing to the superintendent.


“Alternative education program” means a school or separate class group designed to assist students to best serve students’ educational needs and interests and assist students in achieving the academic content standards of the district and the state.


Proposals for alternative education programs shall include the following:


1.      Goals;


2.      Criteria for enrollment;


3.      Proposed budget;


4.      Staffing;


5.      Location;


6.      Assurance of nondiscrimination.


Proposals must be submitted to the superintendent prior to November 1 for programs to be implemented the following school year.


The superintendent will establish an evaluation committee to review proposals based on district criteria.  The committee shall provide a written report to the superintendent by February 1 stating why the proposal should be accepted, rejected or modified.


The superintendent’s recommendation to accept, reject or accept with modifications will be presented to the Board for consideration by April 15.