Presentation on theme: "Graduation and house Bill 5"— Presentation transcript:
1 Graduation and house Bill 5 Nacogdoches ISD Parent MeetingNovember 4, 2013Dr. Sandra Stewart, Assistant Superintendent of Academic ServicesMalinda Lindsey, Director of Curriculum
2 EOC-end of course exams required for graduation English I (reading and writing on a single test and given one score)English II (reading and writing on a single test and given one score)Algebra IBiologyU.S. History
3 A student and parent shall specify in writing an endorsement the student intends to earn upon entering Grade 9.
15 A student and parent shall specify in writing an endorsement the student intends to earn upon entering Grade 9.
16 Where to find more information Texas Education AgencyTASA Final Bill ReportRegion 4 House Bill 5 Information
17 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) What is the purpose of HB 5?How does this change the current NISD curriculum?How will my 8th grade child be guided in choosing an appropriate endorsement?What if my child wants to change his/her endorsement in high school?How will this impact my child’s college acceptance?Will my child still be able to participate in extra-curricular activities?If my child is going to college, why should he/she earn a certification in high school?
18 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) What if my child fails one of the EOCs? Will he/she be able to stay on the endorsement pathway?If my child did not pass one of the EOCs that are no longer required for graduation, will he/she be required to retest?When will my child take the required EOCs?How will these requirements impact my child with Special Needs?Where can I go for more information about HB 5?
20 Contact informationKenneth Wooten High School Principal x2224 Claire Bray AP for Curriculum x2948 Cindy Ivy Lead Counselor x2241Dr. Sandra Stewart-Assistant Superintendent Academic Servicesx8864Christy Clark-Executive Director of Student Support ServiceJeanie SummersDirector of CTEx8853Malinda LindseyDirector of Curriculumx8895