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1 Louisiana Department of Education LEAP/GEE/EOC Remediation and Pupil Progression Plan Webinar May 1,

2 Topics LEAP Remediation LEAP Remediation – Program Requirements – Reporting Requirements GEE & EOC Remediation GEE & EOC Remediation – Requirements Note: Update contact information for District Remediation Coordinators if your district has not already done so. Send to Ann Wilson. 2

3 LEAP Remediation State legislation State legislation Comply with BESE regulations Comply with BESE regulations Designed to assist students to overcome their educational deficits Designed to assist students to overcome their educational deficits Shall be offered in math and ELA to eligible 4 th and 8 th graders Shall be offered in math and ELA to eligible 4 th and 8 th graders Offered as school year and summer remediation Offered as school year and summer remediation 3

4 LEAP Remediation – School Year Districts are encouraged to provide intervention and/or remediation services during the school year. Districts are encouraged to provide intervention and/or remediation services during the school year. The LDOE recommends the use of Response to Intervention (RTI) designed to provide students with high-quality, research-based instruction and interventions matched to student’s specific needs. The LDOE recommends the use of Response to Intervention (RTI) designed to provide students with high-quality, research-based instruction and interventions matched to student’s specific needs. See Louisiana’s RTI Implementation plan See Louisiana’s RTI Implementation plan 4

5 LEAP Remediation – School Year Program Requirements LDOE recommends a minimum of 40 hours of intervention/remediation during the regular school year prior to spring testing. LDOE recommends a minimum of 40 hours of intervention/remediation during the regular school year prior to spring testing. Materials and instructional focus should be based on LEAP or iLEAP data. Materials and instructional focus should be based on LEAP or iLEAP data. A maximum of 20 hours of bridge time is allowed after student scores have been received. A maximum of 20 hours of bridge time is allowed after student scores have been received. Program information must be submitted to the LDOE as a component of the district/charter school Pupil Progression Plan. Program information must be submitted to the LDOE as a component of the district/charter school Pupil Progression Plan. 5

6 LEAP Summer Remediation Bulletin 1566 §705. Supports for Students A.Remediation 1.LEAs shall offer, at no cost, a minimum of 50 hours per subject of summer remediation and retest opportunities in English language arts and mathematics to students who did not take the spring LEAP tests or who failed to meet the passing standard. The LEA shall provide transportation to and from the assigned LEAP remediation summer site(s) from, at a minimum, a common pick-up point. 2.Students are not required to attend summer remediation to be eligible for the summer retest. 6

7 LEAP Summer Remediation Charter schools that have an extended year must submit a plan that explains how you are providing remediation during “summer time.” Charter schools that have an extended year must submit a plan that explains how you are providing remediation during “summer time.” Eligible students are those 4 th and 8 th graders who do not take the spring tests or who failed to achieve the promotional standard on the spring LEAP. Eligible students are those 4 th and 8 th graders who do not take the spring tests or who failed to achieve the promotional standard on the spring LEAP. 7

8 LEAP Summer Remediation Districts may charge a fee of no more than $100 to each nonpublic or home-schooled student. Districts may charge a fee of no more than $100 to each nonpublic or home-schooled student. This fee is refunded if the student enrolls and attends the public school the semester following the summer remediation program. This fee is refunded if the student enrolls and attends the public school the semester following the summer remediation program. 8

9 LEAP Remediation – Summer Remediation Shall have certified summer remediation teachers Shall have certified summer remediation teachers Shall have a written attendance policy Shall have a written attendance policy Limit class size Limit class size Data-driven instruction based on the intent of the content standards, benchmarks, and GLEs Data-driven instruction based on the intent of the content standards, benchmarks, and GLEs Shall provide transportation to and from the summer site(s) Shall provide transportation to and from the summer site(s) 9

10 LEAP Remediation – Summer Remediation LDE staff may conduct onsite visits. LDE staff may conduct onsite visits. Summer sites must use an online reporting system to enter attendance and effort code for eligible students. Summer sites must use an online reporting system to enter attendance and effort code for eligible students. A Summer Remediation Performance Improvement Plan (SRPIP) is required if less than 40% of students pass the LEAP summer retest. A Summer Remediation Performance Improvement Plan (SRPIP) is required if less than 40% of students pass the LEAP summer retest. 10

11 Strategies for Effective LEAP Remediation Programs 11

12 In Strong Summer Remediation Programs Teachers are provided with individual student scores on LEAP to better meet individual needs of students Teachers are provided with individual student scores on LEAP to better meet individual needs of students Low pupil-teacher ratio is used Low pupil-teacher ratio is used Paraprofessionals are available to assist teachers and students Paraprofessionals are available to assist teachers and students Use of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) are used Use of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) are used » Source: LEAP Remediation Annual Report, LDOE publication 12

13 Weak Summer Remediation Programs Have: Little focus on individual needs and specific feedback to students Little focus on individual needs and specific feedback to students Lengthy schedules/school day Lengthy schedules/school day Hours devoted to workbook pages Hours devoted to workbook pages Lack of high student engagement Lack of high student engagement High teacher-pupil ratio High teacher-pupil ratio » Source: LEAP Remediation Annual Report, LDOE publication 13

14 Teacher Professional Development One or two planning meetings prior to the start of summer remediation for teachers to examine student data and diagnose, prescribe, and target instruction One or two planning meetings prior to the start of summer remediation for teachers to examine student data and diagnose, prescribe, and target instruction 14

15 Assess reports and plan instruction 1.Look at scores in each content standard and determine student weaknesses. 2.Look at the Achievement Level Descriptors of each student. 3.Use the Teacher’s Guide to Statewide Assessment to review how each standard is assessed. 4.Use the Achievement Level Descriptors for the grade and subject. 5.Begin planning instruction. Use of LDOE resources is recommended. 15

16 Sample lessons should include: Whole-class instruction Whole-class instruction Warm-up activity teaching the problem solving process or wrap up Warm-up activity teaching the problem solving process or wrap up Centers and/or small group learning Centers and/or small group learning Interaction among and with students Interaction among and with students Individualized instruction Individualized instruction Formative assessment used to determine what students have mastered or content on which additional instruction is needed Formative assessment used to determine what students have mastered or content on which additional instruction is needed 16

17 LDOE Resources Teacher’s Guide to Statewide Assessment Teacher’s Guide to Statewide Assessment Achievement Level Descriptors Achievement Level Descriptors Released Test Items Released Test Items LEAP Tutoring Lessons LEAP Tutoring Lessons – Louisiana PASS Louisiana PASS EAGLE EAGLE – Focused Learning Lessons Focused Learning Lessons – Curriculum and Standards – Instructional Resources Curriculum and Standards – Instructional Resources 17

18 LEAP Remediation – Summer Reporting LEAP Summer Site Location Form and LEAP Summer Remediation Teaching LEAP Summer Site Location Form and LEAP Summer Remediation Teaching Copies of Certifications are due May 31, Copies of Certifications are due May 31, – Mail the form and certificates to Ann Wilson at LEAP Summer Online Reporting Instructions LEAP Summer Online Reporting Instructions – Opens June 6, 2012; The Access Code will be sent in an . – Deadline for data submission is 7/13/12 18

19 GEE Remediation 19

20 GEE Remediation BESE policy requires districts to offer, at no cost, a minimum of 50 hours of focused instruction in each subject for which the students are eligible. BESE policy requires districts to offer, at no cost, a minimum of 50 hours of focused instruction in each subject for which the students are eligible. Remediation may occur during the school year or summer. Remediation may occur during the school year or summer. A written report is to be sent to Ann Wilson using the form provided. A written report is to be sent to Ann Wilson using the form provided. Deadline - Friday, July 13, Deadline - Friday, July 13,

21 EOC Remediation 21

22 EOC Remediation Students must pass three End-of-Course tests in the following categories: English II or English III, Algebra I or Geometry, and Biology or U.S. History. 22

23 EOC Remediation Each district or charter school must offer 30 hours of remediation in the courses needed for graduation. Each district or charter school must offer 30 hours of remediation in the courses needed for graduation. The remediation is offered for students who have failed an EOC exam or who are in danger of failing. The remediation is offered for students who have failed an EOC exam or who are in danger of failing. The students do not have to attend. The students do not have to attend. 23

24 EOC Remediation The remediation can occur during the school year or summer. The remediation can occur during the school year or summer. The district or charter school may use computer- based software programs as long as a teacher is in the room to offer explanations and support. The district or charter school may use computer- based software programs as long as a teacher is in the room to offer explanations and support. Smaller districts can offer the remediation in one location. Smaller districts can offer the remediation in one location. 24

25 End-of-Course (EOC) Tests Remediation Step 1. Understand the test design Step 2. Analyze EOC reports for student strengths and weaknesses Step 3. Target instruction based on analysis and use of state resources is recommended 25

26 Step #1 – Understanding Test Design 26

27 Step #2 – Analyzing Data to Target Instruction EOC standards-based reports are available two school days after a student exits all sessions of an operational test. EOC standards-based reports are available two school days after a student exits all sessions of an operational test. Access reports through the EOC System Access reports through the EOC System – Standards-based reports available May 2012*: Standards-based reports available May 2012*: – Algebra I – Geometry – English II – Biology I 27

28 EOC Released Test Items 38 28

29 EAGLE – Targeting Instruction 40 29

30 LDOE Contacts High Stakes and Grade 4 and 8 LEAP Remediation High Stakes and Grade 4 and 8 LEAP Remediation – – GEE and EOC Remediation GEE and EOC Remediation – – Other Policy Issues Other Policy Issues – – 30

31 Louisiana Department of Education Pupil Progression Plan Update 31

32 Purpose of the PPP Purpose of the PPP Revised PPP Format Revised PPP Format State Policies and Local Options State Policies and Local Options Submission Procedures Submission Procedures Questions QuestionsTopics 32

33 Pupil Progression Plan Provides a comprehensive plan for student promotion and placement Provides a comprehensive plan for student promotion and placement Supplements the minimum standards approved by BESE Supplements the minimum standards approved by BESE Requires student mastery of grade appropriate skills Requires student mastery of grade appropriate skills Shall not conflict with state and/or federal guidelines and/or regulations Shall not conflict with state and/or federal guidelines and/or regulations 33

34 Pupil Progression Plan The PPP does not constitute a request for waivers of BESE policy. BESE does not approve local policy included in the PPP. Any request for BESE approval of local policy that does not align with current state policy should be submitted to BESE for approval. The PPP does not constitute a request for waivers of BESE policy. BESE does not approve local policy included in the PPP. Any request for BESE approval of local policy that does not align with current state policy should be submitted to BESE for approval. Example – graduation requirements that exceed state requirements Example – graduation requirements that exceed state requirements 34

35 Bulletin 1566—Pupil Progression Policies and Procedures Revised in 2010 Revised in 2010 High Stakes Policy included in Chapter 7 High Stakes Policy included in Chapter 7 All exceptions to High Stakes Policy included in § 707 All exceptions to High Stakes Policy included in § 707 Policy updated to include most recent changes, such as career diploma Policy updated to include most recent changes, such as career diploma 35

36 PPP – Format and Content Section I and Section II are combined Section I and Section II are combined  Each state policy is followed by corresponding local policy Text in green should be included, as is, in PPP Text in green should be included, as is, in PPP Local policy and responses should be in blue font Local policy and responses should be in blue font 36

37 PPP – Format and Content Section II – State and District Policies Section II – State and District Policies – I.Placement – II.Attendance Policy – III.Grading Policy – IV.Promotion K-8 – V.Promotion 9-12 – VI.Retention Policy VII.Acceleration VIII.Remediation – IX.Alternative Schools/Programs/Settings – X.Other Policies and Procedures 37

38 Placement Kindergarten and First Grade Kindergarten and First Grade  Readiness screening and placement for policy for gifted in kindergarten Transfer Students Transfer Students  Nonpublic and home school students placement in LEAP grades  Students from unapproved schools and home schooling  Students with disabilities and LEP students 38

39 Attendance Policy Revised in 2011 Revised in 2011 Required – Equivalent of 167 six hour days Required – Equivalent of 167 six hour days Refer to Bulletin 741 §1103 and §1105 Refer to Bulletin 741 §1103 and §

40 Grading Policy LEAs, including charter schools, shall use the following uniform grading system for students enrolled in all grades K-12 for which letter grades are used LEAs, including charter schools, shall use the following uniform grading system for students enrolled in all grades K-12 for which letter grades are used LEAs shall include grading policies for which letter grades are not used and for special courses LEAs shall include grading policies for which letter grades are not used and for special courses LEAs shall include grading policies for special courses like gifted, AP, and Honors. LEAs shall include grading policies for special courses like gifted, AP, and Honors. Grading Scale for Regular Courses GradePercentage A B92-85 C84-75 D74-67 F

41 Grading Policy EOC Grading Policy EOC Grading Policy  All students enrolled the course must take the EOC  The EOC grade shall count a percentage (between 15% and 30% inclusive) of the student’s final grade  The LEA shall determine the percentage   For students with disabilities identified under IDEA who meet the LAA 2 participation criteria prior to taking the first EOC test, the EOC test score shall count for 5% of the students’ final grade for the course. 41

42 Promotion K-8 LEAP Assessment Requirements LEAP Assessment Requirements High Stakes Testing Policy and Local Options High Stakes Testing Policy and Local Options Elementary Program of Study Elementary Program of Study Local Promotion Requirements by Grade Level Local Promotion Requirements by Grade Level 42

43 High Stakes Testing Policy Promotion Standard Promotion Standard – A student who is a first-time fourth or eighth grader must score at or above the Basic achievement level or the English or math components of the LEAP and at or above Approaching Basic on the other to be promoted to the fifth or ninth grade. 43

44 High Stakes Testing Policy Retention Retention – The decision to retain a student in the fourth or eighth grade more than once as a result of his/her failure to achieve the passing standard shall be made by the LEA in accordance with the local PPP. 44

45 High Stakes Testing Policy Fourth grade transitional program Fourth grade transitional program – LEA must provide the program – Minimum requirements for placement AB/AB on English and math AB/AB on English and math Meet all district requirements for promotion Meet all district requirements for promotion Participate in summer remediation and retest Participate in summer remediation and retest 45

46 High Stakes Testing Policy Fourth grade transitional program Fourth grade transitional program – Minimum requirements for promotion to sixth grade Be provided remediation in areas below Basic Be provided remediation in areas below Basic Score B/AB on English and math and AB/AB in science and social studies on the fourth grade LEAP Score B/AB on English and math and AB/AB in science and social studies on the fourth grade LEAP Meet district requirements for promotion to the sixth grade Meet district requirements for promotion to the sixth grade 46

47 Promotion 9 – 12 Carnegie Credit Time Requirements Carnegie Credit Time Requirements  Local promotion requirements Switching diploma pathways - §2317 Switching diploma pathways - §2317 Graduation Requirements Graduation Requirements SchedulingScheduling 47

48 Procedure for Switching Pathways Completed prior to the start of the school year Completed prior to the start of the school year Switching from the Career Diploma Pathway to the College and Career Diploma Pathway Switching from the Career Diploma Pathway to the College and Career Diploma Pathway  Student has met all entrance requirements for the College and Career Diploma Pathway  Student scored Unsatisfactory on either the Math or ELA component of the 8 th grade LEAP o Student must pass either the 8 th grade LEAP Placement test or the first EOC test in the content area in which the student scored Unsatisfactory 48

49 Procedure for Switching Pathways Switching from the College and Career Diploma Pathway to the Career Diploma Pathway or vice versa Switching from the College and Career Diploma Pathway to the Career Diploma Pathway or vice versa  Student shall have the written permission of his/her parent after a consultation with the school guidance counselor or other school administrator.  Student and parent must be informed of the advantages and disadvantages of the different diploma pathways.  Principal shall also sign the form acknowledging that appropriate counseling has taken place. 49

50 Career Diploma Two ways incoming freshmen may qualify for the Career Diploma pathway 1. Meet the promotion requirements to enter the ninth grade 2. Be 15 or older during the school year, score Approaching Basic on either the math or ELA component of LEAP, and meet other requirements 50

51 What to include in the Plan? Entrance Requirements, Attendance Standards, Behavior Standards Entrance Requirements, Attendance Standards, Behavior Standards Dropout Prevention and Mentoring Program Dropout Prevention and Mentoring Program Parent Meeting Procedure Parent Meeting Procedure Assessment Requirements Assessment Requirements Career Diploma 51

52 College and Career Diploma All 9 th graders in the College and Career Diploma pathway will be enrolled in the LA Core 4 for two years. All 9 th graders in the College and Career Diploma pathway will be enrolled in the LA Core 4 for two years.  Students may then switch to the Basic Core with parental permission  Must complete LA Core 4 Exemption Plan 52

53 College and Career Diploma Assessment Requirements Assessment Requirements  9 th graders prior to – GEE  9 th graders and beyond – EOC  English II or English III  Algebra I or Geometry  Biology or U.S. History Any student entering 9 th grade having score Unsatisfactory on LEAP must enroll in and pass a remediation course prior to taking a required math and/or English course Any student entering 9 th grade having score Unsatisfactory on LEAP must enroll in and pass a remediation course prior to taking a required math and/or English course 53

54 College and Career Diploma LA Core 4 Curriculum LA Core 4 Curriculum  Some CTE courses allowed for students completing a career Area of Concentration  Revised arts Programs of Study Basic Core Curriculum Basic Core Curriculum  Beginning with entering 9 th graders , completion of a career Area of Concentration is required 54

55 Retention and Acceleration Retention Retention  Number of times a student may be retained  Intervention/remediation strategies used to prevent retention Acceleration Acceleration  Who is involved in the decision, evaluation criteria, other local policies  Policies governing gifted students 55

56 Early Graduation Each LEA must have an early graduation program allowing students to accelerate their academic progress, complete all state graduation requirements and receive a diploma in less than 4 years Each LEA must have an early graduation program allowing students to accelerate their academic progress, complete all state graduation requirements and receive a diploma in less than 4 years  LEAs shall not have any policies or requirements that would prevent students from graduating in less than 4 years Accelerated Student Achievement Pathway Accelerated Student Achievement Pathway 56

57 Remediation 4 th and 8 th grade – 50 hours of summer remediation required 4 th and 8 th grade – 50 hours of summer remediation required EOC – 30 hours per year per course required EOC – 30 hours per year per course required Include LEA plans for Include LEA plans for  School year intervention/remediation  Summer remediation for LEAP  GEE, LAA 2, and EOC remediation 57

58 Alternative Schools/Programs LEA alternative school/program policies LEA alternative school/program policies Adult education placement Adult education placement Connections Process Connections Process  One-year process for targeted instruction for students who are at least 15 years of age and 2 years behind  Local process for placing students  Local components and requirements 58

59 Records and Reports Local policies for maintenance of permanent records Local policies for maintenance of permanent records Due process procedures Due process procedures Other policies and procedures required by legislation Other policies and procedures required by legislation  Include in the PPP if appropriate 59

60 How to submit your district’s PPP? Mail Original Formal Submission Original Formal Submission Original Local Education Agency Contact Original Local Education Agency Contact Compact disc of the Pupil Progression Plan Compact disc of the Pupil Progression Plan List committee of educators appointed by the Superintendent List committee of educators appointed by the Superintendent List of the parents appointed by the school board List of the parents appointed by the school board Documentation of input in the plans by stakeholders (dates and locations) Documentation of input in the plans by stakeholders (dates and locations) Charter Schools using local district’s PPP Letter of Intent Letter of Intent Send by August 31,

61 Contacts Nancy Beben Nancy Beben Director, Division of Curriculum Standards Susannah Craig Susannah Craig Supervisor, Elementary and Secondary Standards Richard Baker Richard Baker PPP Coordinator 61


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