Computer-Based Instruction For Students Involved in Student Management and Alternative Programs/School Board Proceedings

General Education & Special Education Students

Some general education students who have been placed out of school pending final outcome of disciplinary proceedings through the Student Management and Alternative Programs Department and/or the School Board are eligible to receive non-traditional education services through the Computer-Based Instruction (CBI) Program. Students with egregious offenses may not be offered the opportunity to participate in this program.

Special education students who have been placed out of school pending final outcome of disciplinary proceedings through the Student Management and Alternative Programs Department and/or the School Board are also eligible to receive non-traditional education services through the Computer-Based Instruction Program as identified by the IEP Team. If the final outcome results in long-term suspension or expulsion, educational services shall continue through the Computer-Based Instruction Program.

Program Components

Student Goals

To allow the student to continue to receive educational services in content areas. The IEP Team will identify the goals for those special education students.

To allow the student to maintain and/or improve academic performance.

To enable students to effectively transition into the traditional classroom setting once the discipline period has concluded.

Parental Involvement

Parents shall work with staff to discuss expectations and the parents' role in working with the staff to ensure student success.

For special education students, parents shall be involved in the IEP Team placement meeting and understand the goals established for the student.

Instruction

Instruction shall be provided through digital online instruction.

Highly-qualified staff, as identified above, shall serve as resource teachers and facilitators and shall also provide direct instruction.

Behavioral Expectations/Discipline

Each student shall receive, understand, and sign a strict code of behavior contract agreeing to follow the conditions as set forth in Prince William County Public Schools "Code of Behavior," in the Student Management and Alternative Programs/School Board decision letter, and by the night school administration.

If the conditions are not fulfilled, the student may be subject to further disciplinary action and a change in placement.

Program Evaluation

The Office of Assessment shall conduct a formal program evaluation for various aspects of the Computer-Based Instruction Program including, but not limited to, the following: student achievement; behavioral progress; successful completion of the program; and successful transition to the base school.

Support Services

Students will receive academic and behavioral support designed to assist the student in transitioning to and from the CBI program.