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School Improvement 101 September 23, 2008 Dr. Gerald L. Zahorchak Secretary of Education Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. I.  History of school improvement From empowerment and takeovers to Systems of support. 2. Pennsylvania’s Statewide System of Targeted Assistance.

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School Improvement 101September 23, 2008Dr. Gerald L. ZahorchakSecretary of EducationCommonwealth of Pennsylvania

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I.  History of school improvement

  • From empowerment and takeovers to
  • Systems of support

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Pennsylvania’s Statewide System of Targeted Assistance

Targeted Assistance:PDE provides customized, direct assistance (DE’s)

Field-Based Assistance:Intermediate Units (IU’s) and PaTTAN orchestrate regional support

Foundation Assistance:PDE leads design and rollout of strategies, tools, and programs used to build capacity across the state (Via the PPDN and other efforts)

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PSSA (eMetric)

PVAAS

4Sight Assessments

Benchmark Assessments

Perceptual/ Demographic Data

What Works Clearinghouse

Best Evidence

NCLB/AYP Targets

10 Foundational Guiding Questions around SAS

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Clear Standards

FairAssessments

Interventions

StudentAchievement

Materials & Resources

CurriculumFramework

Instruction

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Level III: Summative Assessments

(annual, statewide)

PA

Level II: 5 Snapshots

(periodic, district and/or building wide)

District/School

Level I: Formative Assessments

(ongoing, classroom)

Classroom

student achievement is on the rise for all grades all subjects and all groups
Student achievement is on the rise for all grades, all subjects and all groups
  • The percent of students on grade level in grades 5, 8 and 11 has grown from 55% to 71% from 2001-02 to 2007-08
  • Pennsylvania’s progress in moving students to proficiency is especially impressive since independent experts find that the PSSA is one of the most rigorous assessments in the nation

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improvement in historically low achieving school districts is driving the state s progress
Improvement in historically low-achieving school districts is driving the state’s progress
  • 479 school districts have a majority of students on grade level compared to 375 in 2002 – an increase of nearly 30%
  • 72 districts have increased the proportion of students on grade level by at least 40% since 2002

School districts with more than half of students on grade level

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IV.  Interesting Cases

  • Philadelphia
  • Chester-Upland
  • Harrisburg
  • Duquesne

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