Longview School District


Longview, WA, USA

Policy: 2108

Section: 2000 - Instruction


Learning Assistance Program

The district will implement a learning assistance program designed to enhance educational opportunities for students enrolled in kindergarten through twelfth grade who do not meet state English language arts or mathematics standards by providing supplemental instruction and services to those students.

Selection of Students

Students participating in the district’s learning assistance program will be limited to the following:

A. Students who score below standard for his or her grade level using multiple measures of performance, which may include the statewide student assessments or other assessments and performance measurement tools administered by the school or district;

B. Students who are in grades eleven or twelve and are not on track to meet state or local graduation requirements;

C. Students identified in eighth grade in need of high school transition services, which may continue up through the end of ninth grade; or

D. Students who are identified by the district as being significantly at-risk of not being successful in school and to be served under the district’s readiness to learn program.

Best Practices

The district will use best practices in providing learning assistance program services to participating students. The district will select practices and strategies in accordance with WAC 392-162-041.

Coordination with Other Programs

The district may coordinate federal, state, and local programs in order to serve the maximum number of students who are below grade level in basic skills. Students receiving assistance in another special needs program may also be served in the learning assistance program if they meet student eligibility and selection requirements.

Annual Report to OSPI

The Leadership and Learning Department will submit an annual report to the superintendent of public instruction in accordance with the state funding compliance.


Legal References:

Chapter 28A.165 RCW Learning Assistance Program

WAC 392-162 Special Service Program - Learning Assistance


Cross References:

6100 Revenues From Local, State and Federal Sources
4130 Title I Parent and Family Engagement
2161 Special Education and Related Services for Eligible Students
2104 Federal and/or State Funded Special Instructional Programs


Adopted: October 26, 2009

Revised: December 10, 2018