CORE STRATEGY II - Equitable Funding and Support
PROVIDE PREKINDERGARTEN for students whose families are living below, at, or near the poverty line in order to build a strong foundation of learning.
KEEP CLASS SIZES LOWER in kindergarten through Grade 2 in the elementary schools most impacted by poverty in order to improve student achievement in core areas, especially reading
USING PERFORMANCE DATA, allocate resources to schools based on the needs of their student enrollment and areas of lower-than-expected student performance.
IN PARTNERSHIP with the community, use extracurricular programs to provide additional academic support to students and foster relationships that keep students engaged in school and on track for graduation