CHS At-Risk Team will use benchmark and diagnostic assessments to assess student learning and prioritize instruction of essential skills to accelerate learning. CHS will provide extended day, supplemental learning, and targeted learning during the school day to support students' academic achievement and social and emotional needs. Schools will use data and criteria to rank order and select students for extended day interventions, supplemental during the day interventions, and targeted / credit recovery support during summer school interventions, focusing on students and subgroups of students disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These students include English learners, students with disabilities, students, and youth in foster care, students in major racial and ethnic subgroups, students from low-income families, students experiencing homelessness, and other students who are at high risk of not meeting the academic standards. Data criteria and rank ordering will be used to select students for participation. Schools will actively recruit students in special subgroups. Teachers will focus on building relationships and making connections with students and their families using an asset-based approach. The At-Risk Team will identify the barriers and obstacles that may hinder or prevent students and families from participating in support programs. Advisors will support students with classroom-based lessons on social and emotional learning topics and meet with students individually, as needed. Educators will work collaboratively in teams at the school to meet the needs of students. Administrators will support teachers and staff in the development of and implementation of strategies to provide social and emotional support as part of regular classroom practice (e.g., focusing on growth mindset, using culturally responsive teaching, and learning practices, CASEL's SEL competencies), and connecting with and embracing parents as partners. At-Risk Team will find alternatives to at-school services as appropriate.
There may be situations where students have the Coronavirus or have been exposed to the virus and must quarantine. In these situations, the LEA has created a plan to ensure students can still receive instruction through virtual learning either through packets w/ office hours, simultaneous teaching, or asynchronous teaching. ESSER funds will pay for an online curriculum, APEX, to help support these students. This curriculum will also help with credit/subject matter recovery once students have returned.