Alternative Support Systems
Supplemental Educational Services (SES) is no longer a requirement beginning in the 2016–17 school year. Instead, under Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), schools in Program Improvement must provide Alternative Supports to eligible student in the 2016-2017school year.
WHAT IS ALTERNATIVE SUPPORT SYSTEM?
Students who attend a Title I school that is in PI Year 2 and beyond are eligible to receive alternative supports for the 2016–17 school year.
These Alternative Supports services are offered during school hours, before school, after school, intercession, and/or during Summer Bridge, small group instruction offered during the regular school day, and purchasing supplemental materials to support alternative support services.
The district and your child's school are committed to improving achievement for all students. Our number one goal is to close the achievement gap and provide all students with many opportunities to improve their academic achievement.