Oklahoma - Family Engagement Plans: Policy or Plan Requirement

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law encourages districts to adopt plans, policies, or strategies to engage parents and families in the educational process.

Oklahoma Statutes 70-3-126. Educational improvement plans - Components - Exemptions from statutory requirements and State Board of Education rules.

A. A school district may develop an educational improvement plan which includes exemption from the educational-related statutory requirements set forth in subsection C of this section and State Board of Education rules for the school district, a school site or any program, grade level, consortium of schools or school districts or other group within the school district. The board of education of the school district shall, through adoption of a resolution, approve the plan prior to application being made to the State Board of Education.

B. Each educational improvement plan approved by the State Board of Education shall include the following components:

    1. A description of the educational benefits to be derived;
    1. A definition of the standards of the plan;
    1. Development of definitive work products, such as site improvement plans and progress reports;
    1. Demonstration of collaboration by teachers, administrators, higher education representatives, students, parents/families, and the community;
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