Monthly Archives: May 2016

Administration Lays Out Draft Rule for School Accountability

WASHINGTON (AP) — Proposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic absenteeism to identify failing schools and children who are struggling the most.

The draft rule released Thursday spells out a broad framework for states to consider as they design new accountability systems to improve schools and narrow achievement gaps.

Read the entire story by Jennifer C. Kerr at the Associated Press

Presentation of the Final Report from the State Superintendent of Public Instruction’s Advisory Accountability/Continuous Improvement Task Force

Last year, The State Superintendent of Public Instruction’s (SSPI’s) released A Blueprint for Great Schools 2.0 (Blueprint 2.0) which recommended the creation of the SSPI’s Advisory Accountability/Continuous Improvement Task Force to follow up on recommendations outlined in the Blueprint 2.0. The findings of the SSPI’s Advisory Task Force were presented to the Board at the May State Board of Education Meeting.

The presentation can be found at the CDE website: Item 30 Attachment