34 CFR 200.31 - Annual LEA report card.
(a)LEA report card in general.
(1) An LEA that receives funds under subpart A of this part must prepare and disseminate to the public, consistent with paragraph (d) of this section, an annual LEA report card that meets the requirements of this section and includes information on the LEA as a whole and each school served by the LEA.
(2) Each LEA report card must include, at a minimum, the information required under section 1111(h)(2)(C) of the Act.
(1) The LEA report card must be concise and presented in an understandable and uniform format that is developed in consultation with parents.
(2) Each LEA report card must begin with, for the LEA as a whole and for each school served by the LEA, a clearly labeled overview section that is prominently displayed and includes the following information for the most recent school year:
(i) For all students and disaggregated, at a minimum, for each subgroup of students required described in § 200.16(a)(2) -
(A) All information required under § 200.30(b)(2);
(ii) For each school -
(A) The summative determination of the school consistent with § 200.18(a)(4);
(B) Whether the school is identified for comprehensive support and improvement under § 200.19(a) and, if so, the reason for such identification (i.e., lowest-performing school, low graduation rates, or school with a chronically low-performing subgroup(s)); and
(C) Whether the school is identified for targeted support and improvement under § 200.19(b) or § 200.15(b)(2)(iii) and, if so, each subgroup for which it is identified (i.e., subgroup or subgroups who are consistently underperforming or low-performing or, as applicable, who have missed the requirement for 95 percent student participation in assessments).
(iii) Identifying information, including, but not limited to, the name, address, phone number, email, student membership count, and status as a participating Title I school.
(3) Each LEA must ensure that the overview section required under paragraph (b)(2) of this section for each school served by the LEA can be distributed to parents, consistent with paragraph (d)(3)(i) of this section.
(4) If the overview section required under paragraph (b)(2) of this section does not include disaggregated data for each subgroup required under section 1111(h)(1)(C)(ii) of the Act, an LEA must ensure that the disaggregated data not included in the overview section are otherwise included on the LEA report card.
(c)Accessibility. Each LEA report card must be in a format and language, to the extent practicable, that parents can understand in compliance with the requirements under § 200.21(b)(1) through (3).
(d)Dissemination and availability.
(1) An LEA report card must be accessible to the public.
(2) At a minimum the LEA report card must be made available on the LEA's Web site, except that an LEA that does not operate a Web site may provide the information to the public in another manner determined by the LEA.
(3) An LEA must provide, for each school served by the LEA, the information described in paragraph (b)(2) of this section to the parents of each student enrolled in the school -
(i) Directly to parents, through such means as regular mail, email, or other direct means of distribution; and
(ii) In a timely manner, consistent with the requirements under paragraph (e) of this section.
(e)Timing of LEA report card dissemination.
(1) Beginning with the LEA report card based on information from the 2017-2018 school year, an LEA must annually disseminate its report card for the preceding school year no later than December 31.
(2) In meeting the deadline under paragraph (e)(1) of this section, an LEA may delay inclusion of per-pupil expenditure data required under § 200.35 until no later than the following June 30, provided the report card includes a brief description of when such data will be publicly available.
(3) If an LEA cannot meet the December 31, 2018, deadline for reporting some or all of the newly required information under section 1111(h)(2)(C) of the Act for the 2017-2018 school year, a State may request from the Secretary a one-time, one-year extension for reporting on those elements on behalf of the LEA consistent with the requirements under § 200.30(e)(3).