Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
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Supplemental Educational Services - Provider1. What are supplemental educational services?
2. Why are supplemental educational services important?
3. Who is eligible to receive supplemental services?
4. What is a state-approved provider?
5. What does it mean to have a demonstrated record of effectiveness in increasing student academic achievement?
6. How can an applicant demonstrate the capacity for providing supplemental educational services that are consistent with the instructional program of the school district and the state’s academic standards?
7. How can an applicant demonstrate financial soundness?
8. What entities can serve as supplemental educational service providers?
9. Can a school or a school district apply to become a state-approved provider?
10. What entities are not eligible to apply to become a state-approved provider?
11. How are providers selected for approval by the department?
12. What is required of supplemental educational service providers?
13. Is the school district required to notify parents about the availability of supplemental educational services?
14. Is a district required to provide parents the list of providers?
15. Can a district set a deadline by which parents must apply for their child to participate in supplemental educational services?
16. Who selects the approved SES provider for eligible students?
17. What happens after a parent selects a supplemental service provider for his or her child?
18. Who is responsible for reporting students’ progress to the students’ parents and teachers?
19. Is a school district responsible for providing transportation to the service provider?
20. What if a student does not regularly attend tutoring sessions?
21. How long should supplemental educational services be provided to eligible students?
22. Can a parent switch to another provider during the school year if they are not happy with the services their child is receiving?
23. Who coordinates supplemental educational services at the local level?
24. Are providers required to serve students with disabilities?
25. Are providers required to serve students with limited English proficiency?
26. How much must a school district spend on supplemental educational services?
27. How is the 20% set aside to be allocated for public school choice options?
28. How much money can be spent per pupil?
29. What should a prospective applicant consider in calculating a rate for services?
30. Will providers that serve multiple districts be able to vary their fees for services, as some districts will have more money available than others?
31. What are district policies related to the use of school facilities by supplemental educational services providers?
32. Who sets the exact hourly rate to be paid to providers? May this rate vary from provider to provider?
33. How are providers paid?
34. What is the “way of work” between an approved provider and the school district?
35. How will school districts find out which providers are approved to serve eligible students in their districts?
36. When should districts begin communicating with providers?
37. Can the school district determine timelines for providers to sign the contract with the district and begin services to students?
38. What restrictions are placed on providers for marketing and recruiting students?
39. What can providers expect by participating in district provider fairs or meetings?
40. Could the provider fair be set up for providers to recruit students from many schools in a district?
41. What other ways might providers market their program in districts?
42. What happens after a parent selects a supplemental educational services provider for his or her child?
43. Can a provider use its own assessment to identify student needs for writing goals for the PDPA?
44. What are the contractual obligations of providers to a district to continue services if their students achieve the goals originally agreed to in the PDPA?
45. How are providers of supplemental educational services held accountable?
46. How will the public know if supplemental service providers are effective?
47. What is the role of the state in monitoring and evaluation?
48. How will providers be evaluated?
49. Can providers be removed from the state-approved list?
50. What is the role of districts in the monitoring process?
51. What will providers have to do as part of the monitoring process?