(1)“Accelerated” means an underserved student who has achieved a “C” or higher will gain access to IB, AP or college credit courses. This can include but is not limited to transportation, consortium creation and teacher training.
(2)“At-risk” means a student who is less likely to succeed academically or more likely to drop out of school due to circumstances beyond their control.
(3)“Cultural Competence” means an individual or organization has proven their ability to understand the emotional, mental and physical challenges of non-majority individuals in a way that promotes a self-awareness and confidence that is reflected in the students’ academic achievement.
(4)“Non-profit organization” means:
(a)An organization established as a nonprofit organization under the laws of Oregon; and
(b)Qualifies as an exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code as defined in ORS 314.011 (Definitions).
(5)“Wraparound” intervention strategy means an organization can demonstrate the ability to execute a highly structured and integrated effort to meet student needs in their home, school and community that is reflected in the students’ academic achievement.
Rule 581-017-0200 — Definitions,