American Charter Schools Foundation d.b.a. West Phoenix High School
The LEA will utilize the 20% set-aside to target practices and interventions that address the learning loss experienced by subgroups most impacted by COVID-19 (those that qualify as low-income, students of color, English learners, children with disabilities, students experiencing homelessness, children in foster care, and migratory students); due to the socio-economic status of the school population, all students may benefit from these targeted practices. The remaining funds will be used to provide additional services that allow for enhanced learning opportunities, space and technology for social distance, and other items which will enable the school to remain open after the initial shutdowns from the crisis.
All student success rates will be monitored by school staff and if progress is not seen, adjustments will be made to instruction and interventions as needed per individual student in order to increase academic achievement All student behavior referral rates will be monitored by school staff, and if needs arise, new Social Emotional supports will be given to reduce behavior incidents and increase academic achievement in classes.
Setaside funds will be used for Instructional Support Specialist to provide coaching, modeling, and feedback to teachers in order to improve educator effectiveness in assisting students in subgroup populations with academic and social/emotional loss experienced during COVID pandemic; Paraprofessional to assist struggling students and provide pullout interventions with particular attention to the needs of children in subgroups that have historically struggled due to the COVID pandemic. The paraprofessional will provide instruction in academic subjects (math, ELA, social studies, science, etc). as well as social emotional learning; Special Education Paraprofessional to assist struggling students and provide pullout interventions (academic and social-emotional) with particular attention to the needs of children in the disability subgroups that have historically struggled due to the COVID pandemic; Teachers and staff required to provide summer enrichment classes in order to address learning loss experienced by students who have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 such as low-income families, students of color, children with disabilities, English learners, migratory students, students experiencing homelessness, and children and youth in foster care; "SEI Edge Software to provide supplemental instructional curriculum to address learning loss for English Learner subgroup population; and i-Ready Math Assessment and i_Ready Reading Assessment.