Demonstrator 3. Policies and Monitoring
The SBDM council and School Leadership shall establish and monitor implementation of policies concerning a school's Arts & Humanities instructional program.
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a) All arts teachers are assigned class loads that are equitable to the class loads of other teachers in the building.
b) All arts teachers have adequate daily planning time, time for cross-curricular planning, and itinerant travel time.
c ) Large performing groups utilize team teaching and/or paraprofessionals for equitable teacher: student ration.
d ) At the middle and high school levels, SBDM councils revise their policy on staffing/class offerings as necessary based upon emerging student instructional needs in the arts, analysis of student performance in the arts, the program review information in the arts (e.g., inclusion of more advanced and/or intro arts courses, changes in student interests, career pathway programs, ILPs for specialization in the arts, etc).
e) School leadership adopts policies that assure service options for students identified as gifted and talented in music, dance, drama and/or visual arts (e.g., high school specialization in the arts).