HB 5 Marty De Leon Escamilla & Poneck, LLC [email protected] Programs and Grants 2010-2011 Spending 2012-2013 Spending 2014-2015 FSP $40B - $4B + $3.4B IMA $802.8M $792M $838M TRS Contingency $0 $0 $330M * ESCs $42M $25M $25M DATE $394M $40M $32M CIS $30M $20M $31M SSI $302M $23.5M $50.5M PreK $300M $0 $30M TxVSN $18M $8M $8M * One- time transition aid to assist with newly created TRS employer contribution rate of 1.5% (est. $67.87 per ADA); 2 nd yr in biennium 2 HB 5 – Assessment, Curriculum & Accountability HB 5 – Transition Plan by Commissioner • TEC 28.025(h) • Foundation Diploma effective Fall 2013 (Commissioner Rules re: Class of 2013) • Class of 2015, 2016, 2017 have the option of continuing on one of the current graduation plans • SBOE will issue rules on new diploma – November 2013 (First Reading) – December 2013 (Comment Period) – January 2014 (Second Reading) HB 5 – ASSESSMENT • Eliminates 15% & cumulative provision • Eliminates EOC exams for class rank/Top 10% • Eliminates Eng.III/Alg. II EOC exams for graduation • Reduces EOCs from 15 to 5 needed to graduate: – English I (reading + writing) – English II (reading + writing) – Algebra I – Biology I – US History HB 5 – ASSESSMENT cont. • STAAR Exams to be released • ISD shall disclose test results to teachers • Eliminates double-testing - satisfactory performance on AP, ACT, SAT can sub for EOC • Allows ISDs to administer Algebra II and English III EOCs for diagnostic purposes (beginning in 2015) • Limit of 2 benchmark tests HB 5 – Accelerated Instruction (A.I.) • Students who fail EOC = A.I. • ISDs must adopt policy limiting pull-out for remediation. • Students need parental permission to miss more than 10%. • 90% Rule = final grade • A.I. may be after hours, outside normal school year. • ISDs must have A.I. budget set before comp ed funds can be used. • ISDs must evaluate A.I. effectiveness and have public hearing on results. HB 5 – Foundation Diploma – 22 credits • Creates a new Foundation Diploma (22 credits) – 4 ELA [Eng I, II, III + advanced course*] – 3 Math [Alg I, Geometry + advanced course*] – 3 Science [Biology + 2 advanced courses*] – 3 Social Studies [US, Govt/Econ + W.Geo and/or History] – 2 Foreign Language [computer language Ok] – 1 Fine Arts – 1 PE – 5 electives = 22 credits *To be determined by SBOE HB 5 – Jr. High Personal Graduation Plans (PGP) • TEC 28.0212 • Middle school principals must designate a counselor, teacher or other personnel to develop personal grad plans. • All students must have a personal grad plan by 9th grade. • Applies 2014-2015 school year HB 5 – High School PGP • TEC 28.02121(a), (b) • TEA must prepare a document that states: – a) benefits of choosing a PGP that includes distinguished level of achievement (which will help student to be in top ten percent of class) & – b) “encourages” parents to have the student pick a grad plan described above • ISDs must post info on website and share with high school students/parents • Applies 2014-2015 school year HB 5 – High School PGP • TEC 28.02121(c) • High school principal must designate a counselor or administrator to review PGP options with each student/parent entering grade 9 • PGP options must include distinguished level of achievement with endorsements • Before the conclusion of the school year, student/parent must sign PGP • Applies 2014-2015 school year HB 5 – Personal Graduation Plans • TEC 28.02121(d) • PGP must identify a course of study that promotes: – college and workforce readiness and career placement and advancement and – facilitates the student's transition from secondary to postsecondary education. • ISD may not prevent student/parent from confirming a PGP that leads to distinguished level of achievement or an endorsement. • Student may amend PGP after the initial confirmation • School shall send written notice to parents re: change. • Applies 2014-2015 school year HB 5 – Grad Plan cont. - Endorsements • Foundation Diploma (22) + Endorsement (4) = 26 credits • Endorsements*: – STEM – Business and Industry – Public Services – Arts and Humanities – Multidisciplinary Studies *To be determined by SBOE HB 5 – Types of courses in each Endorsement STEM Business & Industry - Science - Technology - Engineering - Advanced Math - Computer Science - Architecture/Construction - IT/ Communications - Accounting/Finance - Auto Tech/ Welding - Marketing - Database Management - Ag Science/ HVAC Public Services - Health Sciences - Education - Law Enforcement - Culinary Arts/Hospitality HB 5 – Types of Courses in each Endorsement Arts/Humanities - Political Science - World Languages - English Literature - History - Cultural Studies - Fine Arts Multidisciplinary Studies* - Allows a student to select courses from the curriculum of each endorsement area *If ISD cannot offer other endorsements, must offer Multidisciplinary Studies. HB 5 – Grad Plan cont. - Endorsements • Endorsement includes: – an additional flexible math credit, – an additional flexible science credit and – two additional electives. • All students must select an endorsement BUT may opt for Foundation Plan (22 credits) after grade 10 with parental consent. Help? 51- 48 HB 5 – Grad Plan cont.- Distinguished Level • Distinguished Level – – – – Foundation Endorsement Algebra II 4x4 • Distinguished Level means: – students eligible for Top Ten 10% • All high school students can apply: – to any college (including UT) – for Texas Grant HB 5 – Endorsement Requirement (& Exception) • TEC 28.025(b) • ISD shall ensure each entering 9th grader picks an endorsement (in writing) • After Sophomore year, student may drop endorsement ONLY AFTER – Counselors advised student/parent on benefits of endorsements AND – Parent files written permission • Applies 2013-2014 school year HB 5 – Foreign Language Requirement & Exceptions • TEC 28.025(b-12), (b-13), (b-14) • SBOE shall adopt rules to allow a student to comply foreign language requirement by substituting 2 credits in computer programming languages. • Rules must allow appropriate school personnel to make determination if student unable to meet the requirement due to disability (i.e. ARD/ 504 committees) • Rules must allow student with disability to meet requirement by credits in English, math, science, social studies CTE, Tech Apps, or other academic electives. HB 5 – Performance Acknowledgements • TEC 28.025(c-5) • Students may earn performance acknowledgment on diploma/ transcript • SBOE must adopt rules • An acknowledgment is for outstanding performance for: – dual credit course – bilingualism and bi-literacy – AP or IB test – PSAT, ACT-Plan, SAT, ACT or – national or international certification or license. HB 5 – Transcripts • TEC 28.025(e), (e-1), (e-2), (e-3) • SBOE will develop new transcript forms • District must use new transcript forms to report the academic achievement record of students: – Foundation Diploma* or certificate of completion – Endorsement* – Distinguished Level of Achievement* – Performance Acknowledgement – *Must be reported to PEIMS at the end of each year disaggregated by all student groups HB 5 – Counseling Re: Postsecondary Education • TEC 33.007 • Each counselor at elementary, middle, and high school shall advise student/parent about the importance of postsecondary education, including financial aid • Counselor must advise student/parent each year of high school • The info must mention benefits of: – – – – – Foundation diploma, Endorsement, Performance acknowledgement, Distinguished level of achievement and disadvantages of GED • Applies 2014-2015 school year HB 5 – Acct: Community Engagement • Each ISD shall evaluate each campus • District must assign a rating of exemplary, recognized, acceptable, or unacceptable by August 8 each year. – – – – – – – – Fine arts Wellness /physical education Community/ parental involvement 21st Century Workforce Development the second language acquisition program the digital learning environment dropout prevention strategies educational programs for gifted and talented students • ISD shall use criteria developed by a local committee • Applies beginning with the 2013-2014 HB 5 New Reporting & Website Requirements Legislation Reporting Requirements for ISDs? ISD Website Posting Requirements? HB 5, Sec.8 School districts that choose to offer No courses without SBOE approval must annually report to the agency the names of the courses, programs, institutions of higher education, and internships in which the ISD’s students have enrolled. Curriculum Division, 512.463.9581 HB 5, Sec.14 No School districts must publish information that explains the advantages of the distinguished level of achievement and each endorsement provided by TEA to the district on its website. Curriculum Division, 512.463.9581 HB 5 New Reporting & Website Requirements Legislation Reporting Requirements for ISDs? ISD Website Posting Requirements? HB 5, Sec. 16 At the end of each school year, districts must report No. through the PEIMS the number of students who, during that school year, were (1) enrolled in the foundation high school program; (2) pursuing the distinguished level of achievement; and (3) enrolled in a program to earn an endorsement. Curriculum Division, 512.463.9581 HB 5, Sec. 20 No. However, ISDs must annually evaluate the No. effectiveness of accelerated instruction for EOC assessments and hold a public hearing on the results. Student Assessment, 512.463.9536; Curriculum, 512.463.9581 HB 5, Sec.31 No. No. However, districts must disclose a student’s assessment results to teacher for that subject. Student Assessment Division, 512.463.9536 New Reporting & Website Requirements Legislation Reporting Requirements for ISDs? HB 5, Sec. 34 TEA must adopt a policy requiring ISDs that No.. elect to administer the Algebra II and English III assessments to report the results to the agency. Student Assessment Division, 512.463.9536 HB 5, Sec. 46 This statute requires districts to self-evaluate Yes. and assign to the district and each campus a performance rating of exemplary, recognized, acceptable, and unacceptable for performance in community and student engagement. By August 8, districts must report each rating to TEA and the public. Performance Reporting 512.463.9704 ISD Website Posting Requirements?