6.110 - Programs for Students At Risk of Academic Failure &/or Dropping Out of School

Programs for Students At Risk of Academic Failure and /or Dropping Out of School

The Superintendent or designee shall supervise a program for students at risk of academic failure or of dropping out of school. The program shall include education and support services that address individual learning styles, career development, and social needs, and may include, without limitation, one or more of the following:

  • Parent-teacher conferences
  • Counseling services by social workers and/or guidance counselors
  • Counseling services by psychologists
  • Psychological testing
  • Truants’ alternative and optionaleducational programs
  • Alternative school placement
  • Community agency services
  • Alternative Learning Opportunities Program, in conformity with the Alternative Learning Opportunities Law, as it may be amended from time-to-time
  • Graduation incentives program
  • Remediation program


Any student who is below the age of 20 years is eligible to enroll in a graduation incentives program if he or she:

  1. Is considered a drop-out according to State law;
  2. Has been suspended or expelled;
  3. Is pregnant or is a parent;
  4. Has been assessed as chemically dependent; or
  5. Is enrolled in a bilingual education or English Language Learners program.


LEGAL REF.:    105 ILCS 5/2-3.41, 5/2-3.66, 5/10-20.9a, 5/13B, 5/26-2a, 5/26-13, 5/26-14, and       


CROSS REF.:   6:280; 6:300, 7:70

ADOPTED:        October 4, 1999

REVISED:          February 24, 2003; March 30, 2010; December 17, 2010; May 31, 2012; March 26, 2015

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