November 26, 2020

Information and Input sought – HCSS FY 2014 Comprehensive LEA Improvement Plan (CLIP)

Heard County Schools invites its stakeholders to participate in the development and approval of the required district FY 2013 CLIP on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at the Heard County Board of Education Office located at 131 East Court Square, Franklin, GA from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

The Consolidated LEA Improvement Plan (CLIP) is a written plan updated and submitted each year to the Georgia Department of Education (GDOE) which forms the basis for various state and federal grant funds the district participates in.

The CLIP includes, but is not limited to, the following grant programs: Title I, Academic Achievement; Title I, Migrant; Title II-A, Improving Teacher Quality; Title III-A, Limited English Proficiency (LEP); Title IV-A, Safe & Drug Free Schools; Professional Learning; Homeless Education; and IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).

The CLIP contains 31 “Descriptors”, or questions, describing how the district will budget funds in these grant categories, within the expenditure guidelines of each grant, to address identified academic needs. The plan also includes district academic goals required by the GDOE.

Copies of the FY 2013 CLIP are available for public review at the Heard County BOE office. The revised FY 2014 CLIP must be submitted to the GDOE by July 30, 2013.

For more information or to provide input about the FY2014 CLIP please contact Jan Rayfield at; phone (706)675-3320 or come by the Heard County BOE office Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00 – 4:00.

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