FCAT?
FAA?
AMO?AYP?
FCAT?FSA
School
Accountability
Daniel Leal
Barry University
EDU-674
ESEA and NCLB
O ESEA NCLB
School Accountability
Elementary and Secondary
Education Act
1965
No Child Left Behind
2001
Funding so that all students h...
Purpose of School
Accountability System
Assess the effectiveness of a
school’s ability to successfully
educate all of thei...
How does the state
ensure that schools are
successfully educating
all of their students?
1008.34 School Grading System
O A formula that assigns letter grades to schools
based on student performance and learning ...
1008.34- Schools Grading System
OGrading system is supposed to
determine the progress that schools are
making in educating...
Why are School
Grades Important?
School Grades
1. School grades communicate to the public how well
a
school is performing relative to state standards.
2. A...
How Are Schools
Graded?
1. Student achievement
in
state assessments.
2. Annual learning
gains
for each student.
3. Progress of the
lowest
quartile...
% of students
passing = the
number of points
a school receives.
Basic Model for Grading Schools
(800Points)
Elementary Schools
(800 pts.)
O “A” = At least 525
O “B” = 495 - 524 points,
O “C” = 435 - 494 points,
O “D” = 395 - 434 p...
(Plus)
• 100 pts.
Participation and
Performance on
EOC and Industry
Certification
Basic Model for Grading Middle Schools (...
Middle Schools
(900 pts.)
O “A” = At least 590
O “B” = 560 to 589
O “C” = 490 to 559 points,
O “D” = 445 - 489 points,
O “...
Basic Model for Grading High Schools (1600
Points)
High Schools
O“A” = At least 1,050 points
O“B” = 990 - 1,049 points
O“C” = 870 - 989 points
O“D” = 790 - 869 points
O“F” =...
Scenario
O The State Board of Education has recently approved
a new school accountability plan, that will show
greater pro...
OBased on your school’s FCAT FSA
scores, your school is expected to
graduate at least 82 percent of
Asian students, 68 per...
1. Can the State Board of
Education set such objectives?
O1008.33 The State Board of
Education has the authority to
enforc...
“The law requires states to determine whether all students, as well
as individual subgroups of students, are making progre...
2. Are there any potential areas of concern
regarding the new accountability plan?
Complaint Filed by Legal Aid
Society
• Race-based Standards
Review
1. What are the names of the two Federal
Acts that set the foundation for school
accountability?
Review
2. How does the state ensure that schools
are successfully educating all of their
students?
By assigning school gra...
Review
3. What are the three basic
components used by the
state in order to grade
schools?
References
CNN, (2011, September, 23)
2001: Bush touts 'No Child Left Behind‘ (Video File), Retrieved from
https://www.you...
References
Ross, Kaitlin
State stands by race based expectations for students (Video File), Retrieved From
https://www.you...
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  1. 1. FCAT? FAA? AMO?AYP? FCAT?FSA
  2. 2. School Accountability Daniel Leal Barry University EDU-674
  3. 3. ESEA and NCLB O ESEA NCLB
  4. 4. School Accountability Elementary and Secondary Education Act 1965 No Child Left Behind 2001 Funding so that all students have fair and equal opportunities to a quality education. Title I Established a state wide school accountability system in order to continue funding.
  5. 5. Purpose of School Accountability System Assess the effectiveness of a school’s ability to successfully educate all of their students. (1008.31)
  6. 6. How does the state ensure that schools are successfully educating all of their students?
  7. 7. 1008.34 School Grading System O A formula that assigns letter grades to schools based on student performance and learning gains on the state assessments. FCAT, FSA, EOC, FAA
  8. 8. 1008.34- Schools Grading System OGrading system is supposed to determine the progress that schools are making in educating all of their students. (NCLB) O Excellent progress. “A” O Above average progress. “B” O Satisfactory progress. “C” O Below satisfactory progress. “D” O Inadequate progress. “F”
  9. 9. Why are School Grades Important?
  10. 10. School Grades 1. School grades communicate to the public how well a school is performing relative to state standards. 2. Access to State and Federal Funds. 3. State takeover or conversion.
  11. 11. How Are Schools Graded?
  12. 12. 1. Student achievement in state assessments. 2. Annual learning gains for each student. 3. Progress of the lowest quartile of students. Reading Writing Math Science Reading and Math Reading and Math
  13. 13. % of students passing = the number of points a school receives. Basic Model for Grading Schools (800Points)
  14. 14. Elementary Schools (800 pts.) O “A” = At least 525 O “B” = 495 - 524 points, O “C” = 435 - 494 points, O “D” = 395 - 434 points, O “F” = 394 or below Schools must test at 95% of students in order to receive an “A”
  15. 15. (Plus) • 100 pts. Participation and Performance on EOC and Industry Certification Basic Model for Grading Middle Schools (900 Points)
  16. 16. Middle Schools (900 pts.) O “A” = At least 590 O “B” = 560 to 589 O “C” = 490 to 559 points, O “D” = 445 - 489 points, O “F” = 445 or below • Schools must test at 90% to receive a grade. • 95% to receive an “A” • 100 pts. Participation and Performance on EOC and Industry Cert.
  17. 17. Basic Model for Grading High Schools (1600 Points)
  18. 18. High Schools O“A” = At least 1,050 points O“B” = 990 - 1,049 points O“C” = 870 - 989 points O“D” = 790 - 869 points O“F” = 789 or below
  19. 19. Scenario O The State Board of Education has recently approved a new school accountability plan, that will show greater progress for subgroups that have a history of being behind their peers. O You are the principal at local high school and have just been informed by the State, that in order to help close the achievement gap, your school’s graduation rates need to improve over the course of the next six years.
  20. 20. OBased on your school’s FCAT FSA scores, your school is expected to graduate at least 82 percent of Asian students, 68 percent of white students, 52 percent of Hispanics and 45 percent of African-American students.
  21. 21. 1. Can the State Board of Education set such objectives? O1008.33 The State Board of Education has the authority to enforce Public School Improvement.
  22. 22. “The law requires states to determine whether all students, as well as individual subgroups of students, are making progress toward meeting state academic content standards.”
  23. 23. 2. Are there any potential areas of concern regarding the new accountability plan? Complaint Filed by Legal Aid Society
  24. 24. • Race-based Standards
  25. 25. Review 1. What are the names of the two Federal Acts that set the foundation for school accountability?
  26. 26. Review 2. How does the state ensure that schools are successfully educating all of their students? By assigning school grades according to the State School Accountability System
  27. 27. Review 3. What are the three basic components used by the state in order to grade schools?
  28. 28. References CNN, (2011, September, 23) 2001: Bush touts 'No Child Left Behind‘ (Video File), Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EOrlOKkZq4 Edmonds, Ron (2002,) Signing of No Child Left Behind [Image File]. Retrieved from http://www.edweek.org/ew/collections/nclb-10/ Ross, Kaitlin State stands by race based expectations for students (Video File), Retrieved From https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U20t5CkOti8 Florida Department of Education (2012) School Grading Guide Sheet [Image File]. Retrieved from http://schoolgrades.fldoe.org/pdf/1112/Guidesheet2012SchoolGrades.pdf K-20 Education Code, Florida Statutes. 1008.31 (2013). Retrieved from http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=1000- 1099/1008/Sections/1008.31.html K-20 Education Code, Florida Statutes. 1008.33 (2013). Retrieved from http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=1000- 1099/1008/Sections/1008.33.html K-20 Education Code, Florida Statutes. 1008.34 (2013). Retrieved from http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=1000- 1099/1008/Sections/1008.34.html
  29. 29. References Ross, Kaitlin State stands by race based expectations for students (Video File), Retrieved From https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U20t5CkOti8 SARC [Image File] Retrieved from http://www.sbusd.org/domain/441 The Daily Caller, (2012) Florida sets education standards based on race, ethnicity [Image File] Retrieved from http://dailycaller.com/2012/10/11/florida-sets-education-standards-based-on-race-ethnicity/ The LBJ Library, (2012, August, 30) Signing of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (Video File), Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQzCV1UdPLc The Sun Sentinel, (2013) Florida's race-based education goals discriminate, complaint alleges [Image File] Retrieved from http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2013-08-02/news/fl-lawsuit-student-race-goals- 20130802_1_black-students-minority-students-achievement-gap Wolfe, Frank (1965) Signing of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act [Image File], Retrieved from http://www.lbjlibrary.org/collections/photo-archive.html
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