Student Integration Services
 Introduction

Introduction

The Office of Student Integration Services is in charge of the District’s court-ordered integration programs such as Magnet and Permits With Transportation Programs and seven Predominantly Hispanic, Black, Asian, And Other Non-Anglo (PHBAO) programs; Medical-Counseling, Organizing and Recruiting (Med-COR), a collaborative with the University of Southern California for students interested in the health care fields.

The Student-To-Student Interaction Program which takes place in the hills of Griffith Park, develops awareness of our diverse cultural society through a student human relations program; Project AHEAD (Accelerating Home Education and Development) is a parent involvement program providing educational parenting skills to parents of children in the Ten Schools Program; Counseling Support Program; High Intensity Language Acquisition Program for teachers to become proficient and speak another language other than English and the Academic English Master Program, also known as Language Development Program for African-American students which facilitates instruction of language acquisition.

Also included are the Capacity Adjustment Program and Satellite Zone Program to assist with relieving overcrowded conditions. The Step-To-College Program enables 11th and 12th grade students to attend classes at one of the California State Universities. The Office of Student Integration Services funds and is responsible for program compliance for School Readiness Language Development Program (SRLDP), a nationally recognized language development pre-kindergarten program, and the Ten Schools Program which was designed to increase academic achievement at ten identified lowest achieving predominantly African-American schools. Currently, the Ten Schools Program serves twelve elementary schools with a researched-based instructional program and organizational program. The Integration Program also provides for some form of class-size reduction in grades 1-10.