Supports and Sanctions for Low

Report
WHO IS HERE WITH US TODAY?
PURPOSE
• Clarity on requirements for
improvement required campuses
• Clarity on support and resources
available
• Knowledge of the required
improvement planning process
State Accountability Interventions
• Released publicly on August 8th.
• Campuses and Districts were rated based on data from the four
performance indices.
•Index 1-Student Achievement
•Index 2-Student Progress
•Index 3- Closing Performance Gaps
•Index 4- Postsecondary Readiness
Based on these performance indices, ratings of Improvement Required or
Met Standard were assigned to districts and campuses.
Campus-Level Improvement
Required
• First Year Improvement Required
• Multi-year Unacceptable Performance
1.
First Year Improvement
Required
2.
Multi-year Unacceptable
Performance
FIRST YEAR IMPROVEMENT REQUIRED
Propose Campus Intervention Team (CIT)
members
Professional Service Provider (PSP)
District Coordinator for School Improvement
(DCSI) or Designee*
WHAT IS A PSP?
A PSP is…
• a mentor
• a monitor
• an advocate
A PSP is not…
• the principal
• the TEA
• solely responsible for the reporting
WHAT IS A DCSI?
A DCSI is…
• a mentor
• a monitor
• an advocate
Also…
• Responsible and collaborative
• A district leader
• A decision maker and committed to improvement
FIRST YEAR IMPROVEMENT REQUIRED
Establish the Campus
Leadership Team (CLT)
FIRST YEAR IMPROVEMENT REQUIRED
Engage in the Texas Accountability
Intervention System (TAIS)
• Data Analysis
• Needs Assessment
FIRST YEAR IMPROVEMENT REQUIRED
Engage in the Texas Accountability Intervention System
(TAIS)
• Data Analysis
• Needs Assessment
• Targeted Improvement Plan
• Implement and Monitor
• Revise as indicated by new data
Multi-Year Unacceptable Performance
Same requirements as First Year
Campuses
• Propose CIT Members (PSP, DCSI)
• Establish CLT
• Engage in the Texas Accountability
Intervention System (TAIS)
Multi-Year Unacceptable Performance
Additional requirements
based on years
of
unacceptable performance
MULTI-YEAR UNACCEPTABLE PERFORMANCE
nd
2
year
Engage in Reconstitution
planning/implementation to
open as a Reconstituted
campus the next school year
WHAT IS RECONSTITUTION?
The implementation of a campus redesign, approved by the
commissioner of education, that:
 provides a rigorous and relevant academic program;
provides personal attention and guidance; and
 promotes high expectations for all students.
PURPOSE OF RECONSTITUTION
Addresses comprehensive school-wide
improvements including:
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curriculum and instruction changes
structural and managerial innovations
sustained professional development
financial commitment
enhanced involvement of parents and the
community.
OTHER RECONSTITUTION CONSIDERATIONS
The commissioner may appoint a
monitor, conservator,
management team, or board of
managers to the district.
MULTI-YEAR UNACCEPTABLE PERFORMANCE
rd
3
year
Develop, Implement, and Monitor the
targeted Improvement Plan
Attend Hearing before the Commissioner
of Education
WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?
rd
3
year
•Engage in the TAIS
•Attend a hearing
MULTI-YEAR UNACCEPTABLE PERFORMANCE
4th and 5th Year and/or Imminent
Concern
• Engage in the TAIS
• Additional Sanctions or Actions
Determined by the Commissioner
OTHER OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO THE
COMMISSIONER INCLUDE:
• establish a school community partnership
team
• order the acquisition of professional services
• appoint a monitor, conservator, management
team, or board of managers to the district
MULTI-YEAR UNACCEPTABLE PERFORMANCE
th
6
year
Repurpose, provide Alternative
Management, or Closure, per
Commissioner Order
WRITTEN PETITION
Written petition is available for campuses in their
6th year of unacceptable performance that are
subject to repurposing, alternative management,
or closure.
A written petition is triggered by :
•
parents
•
board of trustees, if in disagreement
with requested action by parents
DEFINITION OF A PARENT
The parents of more than 50% of the
students enrolled at the campus must
provide the handwritten or typed name of
the student and the parent, and an
original signature of the parent on the
petition.
DETERMINATION OF A VALID WRITTEN
PETITION
Only a written petition determined to
be valid in accordance with legal
statute and TEA procedures may be
submitted to the commissioner.
WRITTEN PETITION TIMELINE
A written petition must be finalized and
submitted to the district superintendent
no later than October 15 of the year
following issuance of the rating.
REPURPOSING
If a valid parent petition or board of trustees
submission requests that the commissioner
order campus repurposing, the district must
submit a comprehensive plan, no later than
January 30.
Commissioner Order
The commissioner will order a sanction no
later than February 15.
The sanction shall be implemented for the
subsequent school year regardless of the
state academic accountability rating
assigned to the campus in that school year.
Data
State
• Districts &
Campuses
• IR or Met
Standard
• Indexes &
Safeguards
• August
Process
Data Analysis
Implement &
Monitor
Needs
Assessment
Improvement Plan
Reporting
Targeted
Improvement Plan
with Quarterly
Progress Reports
questions?
THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING!
Texas Education Agency
Division of Program Monitoring and Interventions
Lizette Ramos
[email protected]
Jim Savage
[email protected]

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