Round Lake Area Schools District 116 was one of many school districts across the state of Illinois to be awarded the Truants' Alternative and Optional Education Program (TAOEP) grant. The program goal is for 90% of the students identified as truant to increase their attendance to 95% after entering the TAOEP Program.
What is Truants’ Alternative and Optional Education Program (TAOEP)?
- TAOEP prioritizes and aggressively addresses the education, social and emotional needs of identified minor/moderate truant students.
- TAOEP provides services designed to prevent students from missing or dropping out of school.
- TAOEP promotes a positive school environment and identify logical and appropriate consequences for students missing school.