Bill Text: NY S01933 | 2015-2016 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to establishing full-service community schools to improve student outcomes through a systematic effort designed to coordinate educational programs with essential health, mental health and enrichment services and facilitate parental involvement in their children's education.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2016-01-06 - REFERRED TO EDUCATION [S01933 Detail]

Download: New_York-2015-S01933-Introduced.html
                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                         1933
                              2015-2016 Regular Sessions
                                   I N  S E N A T E
                                   January 15, 2015
                                      ___________
       Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
         printed to be committed to the Committee on Education
       AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing full-ser-
         vice community schools
         THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
    1    Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 3602-g
    2  to read as follows:
    3    S   3602-G.   ESTABLISHMENT  OF  FULL-SERVICE  COMMUNITY  SCHOOLS.  1.
    4  PURPOSES.  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION ARE AS FOLLOWS:
    5    A. TO PROVIDE STATE SUPPORT FOR THE PLANNING, IMPLEMENTATION AND OPER-
    6  ATION OF FULL-SERVICE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS INITIATIVES.
    7    B. TO IMPROVE THE COORDINATION,  AVAILABILITY,  AND  EFFECTIVENESS  OF
    8  SERVICES FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.
    9    C. TO PROVIDE NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR PARENTS/CAREGIVERS TO BE EFFECTIVE
   10  ADVOCATES  FOR THEIR CHILDREN AND TO STRENGTHEN THE PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN
   11  THE SCHOOL, THE PARENT AND THE  COMMUNITY,  ENABLING  FAMILIES  TO  MORE
   12  READILY PARTICIPATE IN THE EDUCATION OF THEIR CHILDREN.
   13    D. TO ENSURE THAT STUDENTS COME TO SCHOOL READY TO LEARN EVERY DAY.
   14    E.  TO  FACILITATE  THE  IDENTIFICATION  AND COORDINATION OF PARTNERS,
   15  INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, COMMUNITY-BASED
   16  ORGANIZATIONS,  PROVIDERS  OF  MEDICAL,  MENTAL  HEALTH,   DENTAL,   AND
   17  ENRICHMENT/REMEDIATION SERVICES, COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER COMMU-
   18  NITY  PARTNERS  THAT  CAN  BE  ACCESSED FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENSURING THAT
   19  STUDENTS RECEIVE THE COORDINATED  PROGRAMS  AND  SERVICES  IN  A  SCHOOL
   20  SETTING THEY REQUIRE IN ORDER TO SUCCEED.
   21    F.  TO  ENABLE  THE  MORE  EFFICIENT USE OF FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND
   22  PRIVATE SECTOR RESOURCES THAT CAN BETTER SERVE CHILDREN AND THEIR  FAMI-
   23  LIES, IMPROVE STUDENT ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE AND CONTRIBUTE TO THEIR PHYS-
   24  ICAL, SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH.
        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD06667-01-5
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    1    2.  DEFINITIONS.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
    2  SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
    3    A.  "ELIGIBLE  SCHOOL  DISTRICT"  SHALL MEAN A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT,
    4  WHICH FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION MAY INCLUDE BOCES, THAT  IS  ELIGIBLE
    5  FOR  AID  PURSUANT TO SECTION THIRTY-SIX HUNDRED TWO OF THIS ARTICLE AND
    6  THAT PARTICIPATES IN A CONSORTIUM ALONG WITH AT LEAST ONE ELIGIBLE PART-
    7  NER FOR PURPOSES OF ESTABLISHING A FULL-SERVICE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS INITI-
    8  ATIVE.
    9    B. "ELIGIBLE PARTNER" SHALL MEAN A PROVIDER OF MEDICAL, DENTAL, MENTAL
   10  HEALTH, AND  ENRICHMENT/REMEDIATION  SERVICES,  COLLEGES,  UNIVERSITIES,
   11  COMMUNITY-BASED  ORGANIZATIONS,  PARENT ORGANIZATIONS, LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
   12  AND OTHER ENTITIES SO DESIGNATED BY THE COMMISSIONER, AND WHO IS OR  WHO
   13  INTENDS TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONSORTIUM WITH, AN ELIGIBLE SCHOOL DISTRICT
   14  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  ESTABLISHING  A FULL-SERVICE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS INITI-
   15  ATIVE.
   16    C.  "ELIGIBLE  CONSORTIUM"  SHALL  MEAN  THE  PARTNERSHIP  ESTABLISHED
   17  BETWEEN  AN  ELIGIBLE SCHOOL DISTRICT AND ONE OR MORE ELIGIBLE PARTNERS,
   18  FOR PURPOSES OF ESTABLISHING, OPERATING AND  SUSTAINING  A  FULL-SERVICE
   19  COMMUNITY SCHOOLS INITIATIVE.
   20    D.  "FULL-SERVICE  COMMUNITY  SCHOOL"  SHALL  MEAN A PUBLIC ELEMENTARY
   21  AND/OR SECONDARY SCHOOL THAT:
   22    (1) PARTICIPATES IN A COMMUNITY-BASED CONSORTIUM TO COORDINATE  EDUCA-
   23  TIONAL,  DEVELOPMENTAL,  FAMILY ENGAGEMENT, HEALTH, AND OTHER COMPREHEN-
   24  SIVE SERVICES BY COORDINATING AT LEAST THREE ELIGIBLE  SERVICES  THROUGH
   25  COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS AND PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS; AND
   26    (2)  PROVIDES  ACCESS  TO SUCH SERVICES TO STUDENTS, FAMILIES, AND THE
   27  COMMUNITY.
   28    E. "ELIGIBLE SERVICES" SHALL MEAN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
   29    (1) PRIMARY MEDICAL AND DENTAL CARE.
   30    (2) MENTAL HEALTH PREVENTION AND TREATMENT SERVICES.
   31    (3) ACADEMIC  ENRICHMENT  ACTIVITIES  DESIGNED  TO  PROMOTE  STUDENTS'
   32  COGNITIVE  DEVELOPMENT  AND  PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES TO PRACTICE AND APPLY
   33  ACADEMIC SKILLS.
   34    (4) PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO INCREASE ATTENDANCE, INCLUDING REDUCING EARLY
   35  CHRONIC ABSENTEEISM RATES.
   36    (5) YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO PROMOTE  OTHER  ASPECTS  OF
   37  YOUNG PEOPLE'S DEVELOPMENT, SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL, PHYSICAL AND MORAL DEVEL-
   38  OPMENT,  INCLUDING  ARTS,  SPORTS,  PHYSICAL  FITNESS, YOUTH LEADERSHIP,
   39  COMMUNITY SERVICE AND SERVICE-LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES.
   40    (6) EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION INCLUDING PROGRAMS UNDER THE HEAD  START
   41  ACT, INCLUDING EARLY HEAD START PROGRAMS.
   42    (7)  PROGRAMS  DESIGNED  TO  FACILITATE  PARENTS'  INVOLVEMENT IN, AND
   43  ENGAGEMENT WITH, THEIR CHILDREN'S EDUCATION, INCLUDING  PARENTAL  ACTIV-
   44  ITIES THAT INVOLVE SUPPORTING, MONITORING AND ADVOCATING FOR THEIR CHIL-
   45  DREN'S  EDUCATION;  ACTIVITIES  DESIGNED TO PROMOTE PARENT LEADERSHIP IN
   46  THE LIFE OF THE SCHOOL;  AND  ACTIVITIES  DESIGNED  TO  BUILD  PARENTING
   47  SKILLS.
   48    (8)  SCHOOL-AGE  CHILD  CARE  SERVICES  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT LIMITED TO
   49  BEFORE- AND AFTER-SCHOOL SERVICES, AND FULL DAY PROGRAMMING  THAT  OPER-
   50  ATES DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS, SUMMERS, VACATIONS AND WEEKENDS.
   51    (9) PROGRAMS THAT EASE THE TRANSITION AT KEY POINTS INCLUDING ENTERING
   52  MIDDLE SCHOOL, HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE AND CAREER PREPARATION.
   53    (10)  PROGRAMS  THAT  PROVIDE  ASSISTANCE  TO  STUDENTS  WHO HAVE BEEN
   54  TRUANT, SUSPENDED, OR EXPELLED AND THAT OFFER MULTIPLE PATHWAYS TO  HIGH
   55  SCHOOL GRADUATION OR GED COMPLETION.
   56    (11) JOB TRAINING AND CAREER COUNSELING SERVICES.
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    1    (12) NUTRITION SERVICES.
    2    (13)  ADULT  EDUCATION,  INCLUDING  INSTRUCTION IN ENGLISH AS A SECOND
    3  LANGUAGE.
    4    3. FULL-SERVICE COMMUNITY SCHOOL GRANTS. WITHIN  AMOUNTS  APPROPRIATED
    5  THEREFOR,  THE  COMMISSIONER  IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO AWARD
    6  GRANTS FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF FULL-SERVICE COMMUNI-
    7  TY SCHOOLS INITIATIVES IN NEW YORK STATE THAT WILL SUPPORT  THE  COORDI-
    8  NATION  OF  NOT  LESS THAN THREE ELIGIBLE SERVICES AT ONE OR MORE PUBLIC
    9  SCHOOLS IN ELIGIBLE DISTRICTS. IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR FUNDING PURSUANT TO
   10  THIS SECTION, A CONSORTIUM SHALL BE ESTABLISHED AND SHALL INCLUDE, AT  A
   11  MINIMUM,  ONE ELIGIBLE SCHOOL DISTRICT AND ONE ELIGIBLE PARTNER. INITIAL
   12  GRANTS MAY BE AWARDED TO FORM OR STRENGTHEN CONSORTIA OF  AT  LEAST  ONE
   13  ELIGIBLE  SCHOOL DISTRICT AND ONE ELIGIBLE PARTNER. ONCE A CONSORTIUM IS
   14  ESTABLISHED, OPERATIONAL GRANTS MAY BE AWARDED TO A CONSORTIUM TO ASSIST
   15  PUBLIC ELEMENTARY OR  SECONDARY  SCHOOLS  TO  FUNCTION  AS  FULL-SERVICE
   16  COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BASED ON THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
   17    A.  EXCEPT  IN  CITIES  WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, EACH
   18  ELIGIBLE CONSORTIUM SHALL HAVE A COMMUNITY SCHOOLS ADVISORY BOARD (HERE-
   19  INAFTER REFERRED TO AS "ADVISORY BOARD") APPOINTED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT
   20  IN CONSULTATION WITH LOCAL ELECTED MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY OFFICIALS, WHICH
   21  SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO MEMBERS OF THE BOARD  OF  EDUCATION,
   22  TEACHERS  EMPLOYED  BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT AS SELECTED BY THE COLLECTIVE
   23  BARGAINING UNIT, PARENTS OF CHILDREN WHO ATTEND SUCH DISTRICT, COMMUNITY
   24  LEADERS, COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS AND OTHER  COMMUNITY-BASED  PART-
   25  NERS.  EXISTING  ENTITIES THAT MEET THESE CRITERIA CAN PERFORM THE ADVI-
   26  SORY BOARD ROLE. SUCH ADVISORY BOARD SHALL DEVELOP A PLAN FOR  HOW  SUCH
   27  INITIATIVE  SHALL  BE  ESTABLISHED, IMPLEMENTED AND SUSTAINED. SUCH PLAN
   28  SHALL ALSO SET FORTH THE DESIRED SET OF OUTCOMES FOR  ENSURING  IMPROVED
   29  STUDENT  SUCCESS.  THE  RECOMMENDATION  BY  THE ADVISORY BOARD AS TO THE
   30  IMPLEMENTATION OF A FULL-SERVICE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS INITIATIVE  SHALL  BE
   31  BASED ON THE CONSIDERATION OF AT LEAST THE FOLLOWING FACTORS:
   32    (1)  THE  PROJECTED  NUMBER OF STUDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY ELIGIBLE TO
   33  PARTICIPATE IN THE FREE OR REDUCED PRICE LUNCH PROGRAM;
   34    (2) THE PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS IN BOTH PRIMARY AND  SECONDARY  SCHOOLS
   35  WHO ARE NOT ACHIEVING PROFICIENCY ON THE SATE WIDE STANDARDIZED TESTS OR
   36  OTHER INDICATORS DETERMINED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT;
   37    (3) THE PROJECTED PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS WHO REQUIRE ELIGIBLE SERVICES
   38  AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF  THIS  SECTION IN ORDER TO IMPROVE
   39  STUDENT OUTCOMES;
   40    (4) THE IDENTIFICATION OF THOSE SERVICES THAT ARE CURRENTLY  AVAILABLE
   41  WITHIN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT; AND
   42    (5)  THE  IDENTIFICATION  OF  THOSE  SERVICES  THAT ARE NEEDED BUT NOT
   43  AVAILABLE TO ASSIST STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN SCHOOLS.
   44    B. THE COMMISSIONER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO AWARD GRANTS FOR  PLANNING
   45  OF  NOT  MORE THAN TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A ONE-YEAR PERIOD TO
   46  ADVISORY BOARDS AND/OR ELIGIBLE CONSORTIA TO PLAN FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION
   47  OF A COMMUNITY SCHOOLS INITIATIVE. SUCH FUNDING MAY BE USED  TO  FACILI-
   48  TATE  THE  WORK  OF  AN  ADVISORY  BOARD PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH A OF THIS
   49  SUBDIVISION, AND/OR TO SUPPORT ELIGIBLE CONSORTIA, WHICH ARE DESIGNED TO
   50  PROMOTE AND/OR ESTABLISH COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, PROMOTE PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN
   51  SCHOOLS, PARENTS, COMMUNITY GROUPS, COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS, BUSI-
   52  NESSES, INDUSTRY, PROVIDERS OF HEALTH, DENTAL  AND  MENTAL  HEALTH,  AND
   53  EDUCATIONAL  AND  ENRICHMENT  SERVICES, COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER
   54  COMMUNITY PARTNERS. GRANTS AWARDED SHALL BE USED  FOR  (I)  IDENTIFYING,
   55  PLANNING AND COORDINATING A COMMUNITY SCHOOLS INITIATIVE INCLUDING IDEN-
   56  TIFYING  PARTICIPATING  SCHOOLS  TO  COORDINATE  AT LEAST THREE ELIGIBLE
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    1  SERVICES, AND (II) SOLIDIFYING  AND  STRENGTHENING  CONSORTIA  THAT  ARE
    2  NECESSARY  FOR  THE DEVELOPMENT OF FULL-SERVICE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS INITI-
    3  ATIVE.
    4    C.  THE  COMMISSIONER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO AWARD ONE OR MORE GRANTS
    5  FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO QUALIFIED  PROVIDERS  FOR  THE  INITIAL  AND
    6  OPERATIONAL GRANT PERIODS TO ESTABLISH, EXPAND AND SUSTAIN THE FULL-SER-
    7  VICE  COMMUNITY  SCHOOLS  INITIATIVES.  ALL  ELIGIBLE CONSORTIA SHALL BE
    8  REQUIRED TO RECEIVE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AT THE INITIAL AND  OPERATIONAL
    9  GRANT  PERIODS  TO  HELP  ENSURE SUCCESS. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL REQUEST
   10  BIDS FROM QUALIFIED PROVIDERS, AND WILL SELECT ONE OR MORE PROVIDERS  TO
   11  DEVELOP  A  SET  OF  RESPONSIVE SERVICES THAT SHALL INCLUDE TRAINING AND
   12  CONSULTATION DESIGNED TO FACILITATE THE RAPID AND EFFECTIVE  DEVELOPMENT
   13  OF  FULL-SERVICE  COMMUNITY  SCHOOLS. TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE MONIES MAY BE
   14  OBTAINED ONLY FROM QUALIFIED PROVIDERS AS DETERMINED BY THE  COMMISSION-
   15  ER, AND MAY BE USED FOR THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES:
   16    (1)  TO  ASSIST  SUCH ADVISORY BOARDS AND/OR CONSORTIUM IN IDENTIFYING
   17  EXISTING RESOURCES AND ASSETS AND STUDENTS' NEEDS;
   18    (2) TO ASSIST IN DEVELOPING A PLAN TO ADDRESS SUCH NEEDS VIA FULL-SER-
   19  VICE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS AND TO PROVIDE SUPPORT IN THE  EXECUTION  OF  THE
   20  PLAN;
   21    (3)  TO  ADVISE  ON CREATING A FINANCE PLAN TO MEET SUCH NEEDS THROUGH
   22  COST-EFFECTIVE METHODS INCLUDING LEVERAGING EXISTING RESOURCES AND IDEN-
   23  TIFYING NEW RESOURCES; AND
   24    (4) TO PLAN FOR SUSTAINABILITY.
   25    D. THE  COMMISSIONER  IS  HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  TO  AWARD  GRANTS  TO  A
   26  FULL-SERVICE   COMMUNITY  SCHOOL  CONSORTIUM  FOR  THE  OPERATION  OF  A
   27  FULL-SERVICE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS INITIATIVE. GRANTS WILL BE FOR  A  PERIOD
   28  OF  FIVE  YEARS. PRIORITY SHALL BE GIVEN TO ELIGIBLE CONSORTIA THAT MEET
   29  THE FOLLOWING:
   30    (1) CONTAIN AT LEAST ONE ELIGIBLE SCHOOL  DISTRICT  AND  ONE  OR  MORE
   31  ELIGIBLE  PROVIDERS;  PREFERENCE  SHALL BE GIVEN TO THOSE CONSORTIA THAT
   32  HAVE AT LEAST ONE PARTNER SUCCESSFULLY PARTICIPATING IN THE TWENTY-FIRST
   33  CENTURY COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER PROGRAM AND/OR A  SCHOOL-BASED  HEALTH
   34  CLINIC  OR  CONSORTIA  WHERE  ONE  OR  MORE  PARTNERS  HAVE  ESTABLISHED
   35  RELATIONSHIPS WITH SCHOOLS AND PROVIDE ONE OR MORE ELIGIBLE SERVICES;
   36    (2) SERVE AT LEAST ONE SCHOOL ELIGIBLE FOR A SCHOOLWIDE PROGRAM  UNDER
   37  SECTION  1114  OF THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT OF 1965 (20
   38  U.S.C. 6314);
   39    (3) DEMONSTRATE A RECORD OF  EFFECTIVENESS  IN  INTEGRATING  AT  LEAST
   40  THREE QUALIFIED SERVICES PROVIDED BY ELIGIBLE PARTNERS;
   41    (4) DEMONSTRATE A PLAN FOR ENSURING PARENTAL ENGAGEMENT;
   42    (5)  DEMONSTRATE THAT THE FUNDING WILL BE USED PRIMARILY TO COORDINATE
   43  AND PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH  CRITICAL  ELIGIBLE  SERVICES  AS  DEFINED  IN
   44  SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION;
   45    (6) DEMONSTRATE OUTCOMES;
   46    (7)  SERVE  MORE  THAN  ONE FULL-SERVICE COMMUNITY SCHOOL AS PART OF A
   47  COMMUNITY OR DISTRICT-WIDE STRATEGY;
   48    (8) DEMONSTRATE A PLAN FOR ENSURING SUSTAINABILITY; AND
   49    (9) DEMONSTRATE THE EXISTENCE OF AN ACTIVE ADVISORY BOARD PURSUANT  TO
   50  PARAGRAPH A OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
   51    E. EACH APPLICATION FOR A COMMUNITY SCHOOL INITIATIVE PURSUANT TO THIS
   52  SECTION  SHALL  BE  ON  A  FORM PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMISSIONER AND SHALL
   53  INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
   54    (1) A DETAILED PLAN IDENTIFYING  SPECIFIC  GOALS,  INCLUDING  HOW  THE
   55  CONSORTIUM  BETWEEN THE DISTRICT AND OTHER ELIGIBLE ENTITIES WILL RESULT
   56  IN  GRATER  SERVICES  TO  STUDENTS  AND  THEIR  FAMILIES  BY  LEVERAGING
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    1  RESOURCES  AT  THE  SYSTEMIC  LEVEL; HOW THREE OR MORE ELIGIBLE SERVICES
    2  WILL BE COORDINATED IN ONE OR MORE PUBLIC  ELEMENTARY  AND/OR  SECONDARY
    3  SCHOOLS; AND HOW OUTCOMES WILL BE ACHIEVED AND QUANTIFIED;
    4    (2)  A  PROPOSED  BUDGET  AND A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPOSED USE OF THE
    5  GRANT FUNDS INCLUDING THE MECHANISM FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF  SUCH  FUNDS
    6  BETWEEN  THE  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  AND ELIGIBLE PROVIDERS. THE BUDGET SHALL
    7  REFLECT A CORE CONCEPT OF PARTNERSHIP AND INTEGRATED  SERVICES  AND  HOW
    8  SUCH  CONSORTIUM  SHALL  RESULT IN THE PROVISION OF AT LEAST THREE ADDI-
    9  TIONAL SERVICES FOR STUDENTS THAT DID NOT EXIST PRIOR TO THE CONSORTIUM;
   10    (3) A LIST OF ELIGIBLE PARTNERS THAT SHALL PARTICIPATE IN SUCH CONSOR-
   11  TIUM, AND WHAT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES SHALL BE PROVIDED;
   12    (4) A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE ELIGIBLE SCHOOL DISTRICT
   13  AND EACH ELIGIBLE PARTNER DESCRIBING THE ROLE EACH ENTITY SHALL ASSUME;
   14    (5) A DESCRIPTION OF THE CAPACITY OF THE ELIGIBLE PARTNER  TO  PROVIDE
   15  AND  COORDINATE  QUALIFIED  SERVICES AT A FULL-SERVICE COMMUNITY SCHOOL;
   16  AND
   17    (6) A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN THAT INCLUDES DESCRIPTIONS OF THE FOLLOWING:
   18    (I) THE STUDENT, FAMILY, AND SCHOOL COMMUNITY TO BE SERVED,  INCLUDING
   19  INFORMATION  ABOUT THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS, FAMILIES, AND COMMUNITY RESI-
   20  DENTS TO BE SERVED AND THE FREQUENCY OF SERVICES.
   21    (II) EXISTING QUALIFIED SERVICES AVAILABLE AT EACH SCHOOL TO BE SERVED
   22  AND IN THE COMMUNITY INVOLVED THROUGH A COMMUNITY  ASSET  MAP  OR  OTHER
   23  MEASURE AS DEFINED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
   24    (III) QUALIFIED SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED OR COORDINATED BY THE ELIGIBLE
   25  PARTNER OR PARTNERS.
   26    (IV)  COORDINATION,  MANAGEMENT, AND OVERSIGHT OF ELIGIBLE SERVICES AT
   27  EACH SCHOOL TO BE SERVED, INCLUDING THE ROLE OF  THE  SCHOOL  PRINCIPAL,
   28  THE  FULL-SERVICE  COMMUNITY SCHOOL COORDINATOR, PARENTS, AND MEMBERS OF
   29  THE COMMUNITY.
   30    (V) FUNDING SOURCES FOR ELIGIBLE SERVICES AT EACH SCHOOL TO BE SERVED;
   31  WHETHER SUCH FUNDING IS DERIVED FROM GRANTS UNDER THIS SECTION  OR  FROM
   32  OTHER FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, OR PRIVATE SOURCES AND A DEMONSTRATION THAT
   33  SUCH FUNDING SHALL BE USED TO SUPPLEMENT AND NOT SUPPLANT EXISTING FUND-
   34  ING AND SERVICES.
   35    (VI)  PLANS  FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR PERSONNEL AT ALL LEVELS,
   36  INCLUDING ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROGRAM STAFF AND FOR  ONGOING  STAKEHOLDER
   37  INVOLVEMENT  IN  THE  PLANNING  AND  IMPLEMENTATION  OF THE FULL-SERVICE
   38  COMMUNITY SCHOOL STRATEGY.
   39    (VII) PLANS FOR INVOLVING AND ENGAGING PARENTS TO THE GREATEST  EXTENT
   40  POSSIBLE.
   41    (VIII)  PLANS  FOR JOINT UTILIZATION AND MAINTENANCE OF SCHOOL FACILI-
   42  TIES BY THE ELIGIBLE CONSORTIUM TO ENSURE ADEQUATE SPACE FOR SERVICES.
   43    (IX) IDENTIFICATION OF PRINCIPLES OF EFFECTIVENESS THAT ARE BASED ON:
   44    (A) AN ASSESSMENT OF OBJECTIVE DATA THAT EXHIBIT A  RESPONSIVENESS  TO
   45  DOCUMENTED  NEEDS  FOR  THE  ESTABLISHMENT  OF  A FULL-SERVICE COMMUNITY
   46  SCHOOLS INITIATIVE AND FULL-SERVICE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS;
   47    (B) AN ESTABLISHED SET OF  OUTCOME  MEASURES  AIMED  AT  ENSURING  THE
   48  AVAILABILITY OF HIGH-QUALITY SERVICES AND IMPROVED STUDENT SUCCESS; AND
   49    (C)   IF  APPROPRIATE,  SCIENTIFICALLY-BASED  RESEARCH  THAT  PROVIDES
   50  EVIDENCE THAT THE QUALIFIED SERVICES INVOLVED WILL  HELP  STUDENTS  MEET
   51  STATE AND LOCAL STANDARDS.
   52    (7)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  REQUIRE EACH RECIPIENT OF A GRANT UNDER
   53  THIS SECTION:
   54    (I) TO CONDUCT PERIODIC EVALUATIONS  OF  THE  PROGRESS  ACHIEVED  WITH
   55  FUNDS  ALLOCATED  UNDER  THE GRANT, CONSISTENT WITH THE PURPOSES OF THIS
   56  SECTION;
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    1    (II)  TO  USE  SUCH  EVALUATIONS  TO  REFINE  AND  IMPROVE  ACTIVITIES
    2  CONDUCTED  WITH  THE  GRANT AND THE PERFORMANCE MEASURES FOR SUCH ACTIV-
    3  ITIES; AND
    4    (III)  TO  MAKE  THE  RESULTS  OF SUCH EVALUATIONS PUBLICLY AVAILABLE,
    5  INCLUDING PROVIDING PUBLIC NOTICE OF SUCH AVAILABILITY.
    6    (8) A STRATEGY FOR DEVELOPING A PLAN FOR SUSTAINABILITY.
    7    S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    8  it shall have become a law.
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