School Improvement Planning and No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Lol Fearon Warren Logee Connecticut State Department of Education Objectives: Understand NCLB timeline Learn process for developing school improvement plans and required components
Connecticut State Department of Education
Q: Who should complete a school improvement plan?
A: Any school that is interested in continuously improving student achievement.
Q: Who must complete a school improvement plan?
A: Any school identified as being “in need of improvement” must complete a plan, have it peer reviewed, and approved by its Board of Education
Intermediate Goals: Percent Proficient on Mathematics and Reading Tests to Determine AYP and Reach 100% Proficient by 2013-14
5. Staff Development & Resource Allocation
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“Until you have data as a backup, you’re just another person with an opinion.”
Dr. Perry Gluckman
(Leadership and Learning Center, 2006)
Source: Yun, J. T. & Moreno, J. F. (January-February 2006).“College Access, K-12 Concentrated Disadvantage, and the Next 25 Years of Education Research.” Educational Researcher, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 12-19.
Format of Plan
Source: Reeves, D. B., The Learning Leader, ASCD, 2006.
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