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Jefferson Parish Public Schools Offers Free Summer Academic Programs

16703795876_91e31a65f7_zWith the end of the 2014-15 school year quickly approaching, the Jefferson Parish Public School System is busy preparing for summer academic and enrichment programs for students in grades K-8. The programs that will be offered this summer are listed below. Please contact your child’s school for more information about these free educational opportunities.

Title of Program Targeted Audience Funding Source Dates
Kindergarten Readiness Program (KRP) Students who were Pre-K students during the 2014-15 school year and demonstrate deficiencies in five of 10 targeted areas on their progress report Early Intervening Services Funds (via IDEA grant) Title II) July 6-29
Literacy Advancement Program (LAP) (Traditional LEAP remediation will be replaced by this program) Students in grades K-4 during the 14-15 school year who demonstrate deficiencies in English Language Arts, Reading, and/or Math based on report card grades, A/BIT, and teacher recommendations Early Intervening Services Funds and IDEA funds Title I July 6-29
Middle Grades Initiative Program (MGI) (Traditional LEAP remediation will be replaced by this program) Students in grades 5-8 during the 14-15 school year who demonstrate deficiencies in English Language Arts, Reading and/or Math based on report card grades, A/BIT, and teacher recommendations Title I July 6-29