Learning Assistance Program
Cathy Schuman (Intervention Specialist)
LAP programs serve eligible students who need academic support for reading, writing and math, or who need readiness skills to learn these core subjects. With special emphasis on reading literacy in the early grades, schools use their state LAP funds to deliver supplemental services that give these students the strong start they need for academic success.
In 2013, the state legislature made substantial changes to the law that created the Learning Assistance Program. These modifications mean that districts must follow new requirements that impact the application process, administration and programming. In law —Chapter 28A.165 RCW | WAC 392-162 | Final Bill ESSB 5946