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Elementary/Secondary Education Act (1965) “No Child Left Behind” (2002) Adequacy Committee February 6,2008.

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1 Elementary/Secondary Education Act (1965) “No Child Left Behind” (2002) Adequacy Committee February 6,2008

2 STANDARDS Requires states to develop rigorous and challenging academic standards in language arts, mathematics and science Academic Standards are developed for core subjects including language arts, mathematics and science NCLB ACTAAP

3 TESTS By test reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 – 8 and at high school By test science at least once in grades 3-5, 6-8 and high school March 2005 administered reading, writing (literacy) and mathematics tests in grades 3-8 and high school (Approved) April 2008 administered science tests in grades 5, 7 and biology (Peer Review) NCLB ACTAAP

4 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Method for determining a school’s progress based on NCLB requirements Percentage of students at grade level in literacy and mathematics based on procedures established in federal law Combined population and 6 subgroups –All groups must meet the target in the same subject Status Safe Harbor Growth

5 AYP Literacy Combined Population Economically Disadvantaged Students with Disabilities LEP Students African American Caucasian Hispanic Mathematics Combined Population Economically Disadvantaged Students with Disabilities LEP Students African American Caucasian Hispanic And Test 95% of students Meet secondary indicator: attendance or graduation rate

6 AYP Continues “ N” Count – 40 for less than 800 enrollment, greater than 800 5% of the ADM not to exceed 200 Reporting Count – 10 Highly Mobile Students – are included in the % tested but not in the % proficient Alternate Assessments (Portfolio) – based on a students IEP 1% Cap – the number of students taking the Alternate counting as proficient 1 st year LEP Student Status – must take mathematics test but may be excluded from literacy test District Improvement – same components of school improvement

7 AYP Consequences in NCLB Schools not meeting the target for two consecutive years move into improvement Year 1: Choice to another school in the district not in improvement Year 2: Choice continues plus Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Year 3 schools enter Corrective Action Year 4+ schools enter Restructuring

8 Where to find Information NCLB Accountability Workbook Arkansas’ Growth Model School Improvement Status Reports


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