Pupil Transportation 3 In SY , the Legislature provided an additional $42.8 Million. STARS is fully funded in SY with an additional $88.8 Million.
MSOC 4 Increases MSOC allocations as follows: Program Total Impact General Education$554.57$737.02$171,224,761 Vocational$1,354.26$1,399.30$3,133,606 Skills Center$1,203.98$1,244.25$246,789 Vocational and Skills Center MSOC allocations increased by inflation only.
High Poverty Class Size Reduction 5 Districts will have to prove they are providing a class size of for grades K-1 as condition of receipt of funds for the school year. OSPI must report draft rules to the Office of the Governor, and Legislative committees regarding monitoring K-1 class size by December 1, For , an additional hours of instruction per week is provided for Grades 7 − 12 (1080 hrs./year of instruction required). Grade Level Class Size Class Size Increase in Funding K $45,337, $0
Transitional Bilingual 6 Continues to fund additional hours of instruction per week for headcount of K-12 TBIP students. For the school year additional funding is provided in the form of an additional 3.0 hours per week for students who have exited the program during the prior school year. Increases funding by $6,130,530. For the school year the funding includes students who have exited the program during the prior two school years.
ESSB 5946 – Strengthening Student Educational Outcomes 7 Omnibus policy bill Part I – Learning to Read Part II – Requiring the LAP program to be evidenced based Part III – Student Discipline Part IV – Educator Support Program Part V – Alternative Learning Experiences
Part I – Learning to Read 8 Funds English Language Arts coordinators at ESDs. School districts are required to include K-4 reading information (student is reading at grade level) on report cards. Each school and each district must report the number of students in K-4 reading below grade level. Beginning in , all 3rd grade students scoring a Level 1 (below basic) on MSP, student must receive intensive reading remediation. Beginning in , this expands to students scoring a Level 1 or Level 2 on the MSP, and remediation strategies must be selected from a state menu. Beginning in , for any school where more than 40% score at a Level 1 or Level 2 on the MSP, all students not reading at grade level in grades K-4 must receive remediation strategies selected from the state menu, paid for with LAP funds.
Part II – Requiring the LAP program to be evidenced based 9 Adds reduction of disruptive behavior as a condition to serve. Requires OSPI to develop a state menu of approved LAP strategies, which are required to be used by districts beginning in the school year, unless otherwise state approved. Requires districts to prioritize the use of LAP funds to first serve grades K-4 reading. Up to 5% of the LAP allocation may be used for community/ESD partnerships (RTL) LAP plans are eliminated. Districts must report in CEDARS ( ) Annual entrance and exit performance data for each LAP student Districts must provide an annual report to OSPI (August 1, 2014 and each August thereafter) Amount of academic growth gained by students in LAP Number of students who gained at least one year of growth Specific LAP strategies used by each school Requires monitoring of LAP programs by OSPI every 4 years.
Part III - Student Discipline Part IV – Educator Support Program 10 Part III – Student Discipline Discipline data reporting must be recorded in CEDARS. Discipline data categories is expanded, and disaggregation is required. Schools must create a reengagement plan. Emergency expulsions must be converted to long term suspensions or dropped after 10 days. Except in special circumstances, expulsions are limited to one year. Part IV – Educator Support Program Funds competitive grants for mentoring new teachers.
CCSS and NGSS Washington’s Implementation Timeline & Activities Phase 1: CCSS and NGSS Exploration Phase 2: Build Awareness & Begin Building Statewide Capacity Phase 3: Build Statewide Capacity and Classroom Transitions Phase 4: Statewide Application and Assessment Ongoing: Statewide Coordination and Collaboration to Support 13
DEVELOPMENT Draft K-12 English Language Arts and Mathematics Standards Released for State Input Summer 2009 WA INVOLVEMENT: Input on working drafts (CCSS Workgroup, 100+ educators) REVIEW/INPUT Public Review Revision Process Fall 2009 / Winter/Spring 2010 WA INVOLVEMENT: - Workgroup input - Statewide survey for input - Comments on Final Drafts ADOPTION States have discretion to voluntarily adopt CCSS Finalized June 2010 WA STATUS: Provisional Adoption - Statewide Outreach & Input. - June 2011 Bias and Sensitivity Review - July 2011 Formal Adoption BUILD AWARENESS & CAPACITY State Collaboration and Sharing WA STATUS: - Phase-in support resources and structures starting in school year TRANSITION & APPLICATION Aligned instructional materials and resources Aligned Assessment Systems Statewide assessment in Washington’s CCSS Involvement & Process Summer 2009 to Present 14 We are here
DEVELOPMENT K-12 Framework for Science Education NGSS Drafting Process Confidential Drafts Summer 2011 WA INVOLVEMENT: - WA Selected as NGSS Lead State – Fall Drafting Process – Fall 2011 – Spring Statewide educator, stakeholder input REVIEW/INPUT Public Review Revision Process WA INVOLVEMENT: - Statewide educator, stakeholder input - Student input - National input - Comments on Final Drafts ADOPTION States have discretion to voluntarily adopt NGSS Final March 2013 WA STATUS: - Comparisons - Bias and Sensitivity - SBE Presentations Likely Adoption Summer 2013 BUILD AWARENESS & CAPACITY State Collaboration and Sharing WA STATUS: TRANSITION & APPLICATION - Intentional transition plans - Alignment of instructional materials and resources - Assessment system adjustments Washington’s NGSS Involvement & Process Summer 2011 to Present 15 We are here
Ongoing: Statewide Coordination and Collaboration to Support Implementation (CCSS/NGSS Professional Learning Providers and Partners Across WA) 16 Including: School Districts (CCSS District Implementation Network)CCSS District Implementation Network Higher Education Education and Educator Content Associations Business Partners Washington
Assessment System Updates Collection of Evidence Graduation Requirements Changes for SBAC
SBAC assessments will measure career- and college-readiness 18
A Balanced Assessment System School Year Last 12 weeks of the year* DIGITAL CLEARINGHOUSE of formative tools, processes and exemplars; released items and tasks; model curriculum units; educator training; professional development tools and resources; scorer training modules; and teacher collaboration tools. English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics, Grades 3-8 and High School Computer Adaptive Assessment and Performance Tasks Computer Adaptive Assessment and Performance Tasks Scope, sequence, number and timing of interim assessments locally determined *Time windows may be adjusted based on results from the research agenda and final implementation decisions. PERFORMANCE TASKS ELA/Literacy Mathematics Re-take option COMPUTER ADAPTIVE TESTS ELA/Literacy Mathematics Optional Interim Assessment Optional Interim Assessment 19
Evolution to Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments in Washington Reading (end ) Writing (end ) English/LA (begin ) Math (end ) Math (begin ) Science (no change) Grade 3MSPSBACMSPSBAC Grade 4MSP SBACMSPSBAC Grade 5MSPSBACMSPSBACMSP Grade 6MSPSBACMSPSBAC Grade 7MSP SBACMSPSBAC Grade 8MSPSBACMSPSBACMSP High School See next slide Biology EOC MSP = Measurements of Student Progress HSPE = High School Proficiency Exams EOC = End of Course exams SBAC = Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium 20
With Summative High School Assessments in 2014–15 and beyond English/LAMathematicsScience (no change) Grade 3SBAC Grade 4SBAC Grade 5SBAC MSP Grade 6SBAC Grade 7SBAC Grade 8SBAC MSP Grades10 (until Class of 2019) Comprehensive ELA exit exam Year 1or Year 2 EOC exit exam EOC Biology exit exam (until NGSS) Grade 11SBAC – College and Career Ready SBAC=SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium MSP= Measurements of Student Progress EOC= End of Course exams 21
Assessment High School Graduation Requirements by Class Class of… English Language Arts MathematicsScience 2013 and 2014 Reading HSPE Writing HSPE Either Algebra or Geometry 2015 and beyond English Language ArtsEither Algebra or Geometry Biology EOC (until NGSS) Class of… English Language Arts MathematicsScience th grade comprehensive ELA exit exam Either Algebra or Geometry EOC exit exam Biology EOC (until NGSS) 2019 and beyond 11 th grade college and career ready assessment (Smarter Balanced ELA) 11 th grade college and career ready assessment (Smarter Balanced Math) Biology EOC (until NGSS) 22
What’s Happening This Year, ? Exit exams remain the same (HSPE, EOC) CAA options remain the same Class of 2013 had some relaxation of Collection of Evidence rules that had been newly implemented – these will not continue (COE limited to one submission per content area throughout HS, and requires two attempts on general assessment before submitting) Schools will be recruited for Smarter Balanced field test Trying to avoid students having to take current test AND field test Should know by end of August how double testing can be avoided 23
ESEA Waiver Good for subject to: Possible legislation at state level Possible ESEA reauthorization at federal level 24
26 Thank you. Presented by: Gil Mendoza, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent Special Programs & Federal Accountability Phone: (360) |