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Roles & Responsibilities

State | Provider | District | Parent

For more specific details on roles and responsibilities for SES, go to www.tutorsforkids.org

State Responsibilities

  • Identify schools that must offer SES.
  • Request and review provider applications.
  • Maintain list of approved providers.
  • Monitor provider performance and report results.
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Provider Responsibilities

  • Apply to the state.
  • Connect with schools, districts, and families.
  • Offer clear details about their services.
  • Measure student progress
  • Ensure that instruction and content used are consistent with the school district and the Sunshine State Standards;
  • Provide a written summative report on the progress of all students served in the year to send to the state;
  • Meet all applicable federal, state and local health, safety, and civil rights laws;
  • Ensure that all instruction and content are secular, neutral and non-ideological;
  • Ensure all employees who interact with students have undergone background checks;
  • Develop an agreement between the district/school representative, the parent(s) and the service provider that outlines goals and criteria for student achievement; and
  • Protect the privacy of students eligible for, or receiving, supplemental educational services.
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District Responsibilities

  • Identify eligible students.
  • Notify families about provider options.
  • Contract with and pay providers.
  • Work with provider, school, and families to set goals for each student.
  • Provide data to state.
  • Help parents choose a provider, if requested;
  • Determine which eligible students should receive services, if not all can be served;
  • Develop an agreement between the district/school representative, the parent(s) and the service provider that outlines goals and criteria for student achievement;
  • Assist the state in identifying potential providers;
  • Provide the information the state needs to monitor the quality and effectiveness of the services offered by approved providers; and
  • Protect the privacy of students eligible for receiving services.
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Parent Responsibilities

  • Choose a provider from the state list.
  • Support child's progress and attendance.
  • Arrange transportation, if not offered by the provider.
  • Receive information about child's progress from the SES provider.
  • Work with the provider to set achievement goals for the student;
  • Participate in communication efforts with the teacher(s) and the provider;
  • Attend sessions regularly;
  • When appropriate, express dissatisfaction with services to the district's Title I coordinator; and
  • Protect the confidentiality of all students in the program.
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