As part of a joint effort to increase student achievement, Geneva City Schools uses federal funds to provide maximum benefit for all students. State and local requirements match and support federal program goals. Through cooperative planning between federal programs and other key personnel, federal programs are a part of a uniform plan to implement changes detailed in the state's Accountability Plan. Federal funds, along with funding from state and local sources, are coordinated and blended to provide a total program designed to foster educational improvement. The focus is increased student learning through greater cross-program coordination and planning. The purpose is to ensure that all students are served in the best possible fashion, enabling them to meet challenging content and performance standards.
ADMISSION OF HOMELESS, MIGRATORY, IMMIGRANT AND LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT STUDENTS Geneva City Board Policy 5.10.1
I. All homeless, migratory, immigrant, and limited English proficient children shall have equal access to the same free appropriate public education, including public preschool education, provided to other children and youth. Such children will be provided the opportunity to participate in the same state educational programs and to meet the same performance standards as all other children without being isolated or stigmatized.
II. Students who live in the attendance areas of Geneva City Schools and who are homeless, migratory, immigrant, and/or limited English proficient shall not be prohibited from school attendance due to any of the following:
- Residency requirements
- Lack of social security number
- Lack of birth certificate
- Lack of school records or transcripts
- Lack of immunizations
- Legal custody requirements
- Language barriers