Code of Alabama - Title 16: Education - Section 16-1-36 - Tutoring programs for students accessed below average SAT scores

Section 16-1-36 - Tutoring programs for students accessed below average SAT scores.

(a) Beginning in the 2000-2001 school year, any public school student in this state who is required by statute or regulation of the State Department of Education to be tested or assessed by Stanford Achievement Test (SAT) or any other assessment used by the school system who scores or is assessed at a range of one grade below any subject or subjects, or falls below the average of the school system assessment shall be provided tutoring programs for reading skills and other subjects by the department. The tutoring program shall be provided within the school system of the student. Tutoring programs shall continue two additional times for any student while attending the school for any subject or subjects until the student scores or is assessed in the average range or above for each subject being tutored, however, the school system may continue the tutoring sessions, and the program shall remain for all other students provided funding is available or appropriated by the state.

(b) Prior to providing a tutoring program, a school system shall develop and submit to the State Department of Education for its approval a local plan for the implementation of tutoring service.

(c) The school system may utilize the services of the Boys and Girls Clubs.

(d) The State Superintendent of Education shall promulgate necessary regulations to implement this section.

(Act 2000-804, p. 1915, §1.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021