February 14 Student Investment Account Update

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SIA Update

Welcome to the first communication via the SIA Listserv! Our team wants to ensure you have focused and timely information to advance planning and implementation related to the Student Investment Account. As the application window is quickly approaching, we will initially focus these weekly messages on resources to help you finalize your application and submit it by the deadline of April 15, 2020.



You can access the resources and more on the Student Investment Account webpage


This Week's Frequently Asked Question

Q: Is (fill in the blank for your district; for example, hiring a student resource officer) an allowable use of SIA funds?

A: The law provides quite a bit of flexibility within the four allowable use areas, so in order to spend SIA funds on a (for example, a student resource officer) your district would need to demonstrate in your SIA application:

  1. How this focused investment meets the specific goals of the Student Success Act,
  2. Is incorporated into the allowable use areas (reducing class size, instructional time, health and safety, and well-rounded education),
  3. Contributes to meeting the required performance growth targets, and
  4. Is informed by the community engagement, needs assessment, and equity lens.
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Please send any questions or comments to SIAInfo@state.or.us

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