Los Angeles Unified School District

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The Academic Support and Achievement Program (ASAP) is newly established this year as a result of the reorganization of the former Neglected, Delinquent, and/or At-Risk youth program.
To ensure that all LAUSD students are enrolled, attending, engaged, and on-track to graduate.
LAUSD Pupil Services will provide targeted, intensive academic support to identified, high-need foster and probation youth through one-on-one or small group afterschool tutoring by a Highly Qualified LAUSD teacher.
Program Goal
  • Improve educational services for youth who are neglected, delinquent or at risk so that they have the opportunity to meet the same challenging academic standards as all other students
  • Engage caregivers, parents, and community partners in the educational process
  • Improve basic academic skills (math and reading)
  • Improve academic grades, as well as cooperation and work habit marks
  • Increase credit accrual toward high school completion
  • Increase graduation rates
Teacher Tutors will:
  • Review and assess academic records (grades, transcriptions, and test scores) and student strengths/interests
  • Collaborate with Pupil Services staff in the development, implementation, and monitoring of student driven academic support/tutoring plans every 90 days
  • Provide individualized and/or small group tutoring in a licensed facility, foster home, group home, and/or school or community setting
For more information, please contact:
Alicia Garoupa, LCSW
Interim Director, Pupil Services
(213) 241-3844
Denise A. Miranda, Ed.D.
 Coordinator, Academic Support and Achievement Program
(213) 241-0761
Edith Su, Aide
(213) 241-3844 (PSA Main Line)
Program Information
Title 1 Conference Documents

ASAP Tutor Documents