(1)An eligible participant may submit a proposal to the state board for a grant for the development of a program under this article, which may involve selected grade levels within a public school or facility school.
(2)A program shall:
(a)Provide supervision, discipline, counseling, and continuous education for a suspended student with the goal of maintaining the education of a suspended student and preventing further disruptive behavior, subsequent suspension, or expulsion;
(b)Provide for a transitional stage from in-school or in-home suspension to regular school activities;
(c)Include an agreement by the participating public school or facility school that a student suspended for the reasons specified in section 22-33-106 (1)(a) or (1)(b) shall be included in the program;
(d)Include an evaluation phase based on the collection of data that shall measure effectiveness of the program; and
(e)Include provisions for the dissemination of the results of the program to the state board; the participating facility school; the school board or governing board of the participating public school; the parents, guardians, or legal custodians with students attending the participating public school; and any other interested persons.
(3)A program may include, but need not be limited to, any of the following:
(a)Programs that utilize new instructional, counseling, or disciplinary concepts;
(b)Programs that utilize current public school or facility school staff or other personnel;
(c)Programs that encourage parental participation and involvement;
(d)Programs that employ individualized instruction, computer-assisted instruction, or other automated equipment for instruction;
(e)Programs that provide behavioral modification or anger management techniques.
(4)Each proposal must include a breakdown of all costs that would be incurred upon approval of the program.
Section 22-37-104 — Qualification,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-22.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).