Presentation on theme: "September 21, 2012 Presented by the Ohio Department of Education: Paula Mahaley Office of Curriculum and Assessment."— Presentation transcript:
September 21, 2012 Presented by the Ohio Department of Education: Paula Mahaley Office of Curriculum and Assessment
Third-Grade Guarantee Goal: Ensuring All Students Can Read
Early Reading Intervention Students receive help and support in the specific area of reading that is difficult for them New policy strengthens current law and includes more reading intervention
Senate Bill 316 Provide early intervention and support in reading for at risk students at grades K-3 Administer reading diagnostics to all K-3 students by Sept. 30 each year Develop individualized Reading Improvement and Monitoring Plans for students deemed “not on-track” (not reading at grade level)
Senate Bill 316 Provide interventions for K-3 students “not on track” and students retained under the Third Grade Guarantee Report data results to the Department of Education Retain 3 rd grade students that do not meet the required cut score.
Reading Improvement and Monitoring Plan All Reading Improvement and Monitoring Plans must be created within 60 days of when a student is designated not on-track. –Identify student’ s specific reading deficiency –Describe supplemental instruction services –Involve parents and guardians –Monitor plan’s implementation –Provide reading curriculum that assists students to read at grade level –State risk of retention in 3rd grade.
Intensive Remediation Services for Retained Students For students retained in the third grade, beginning during the 2011-2012 school year, additional remediation includes: –90 minutes of daily reading (non- instructional time) –The option of outside service providers
Data Reporting Districts will report reading, writing and math diagnostic scores at the end of the year through EMIS Scores will be reported as “on track” or “not on track” Districts will also report the intervention provided for students deemed “not on track” by Sept. 30 reading diagnostics
Educator Licensure Beginning in the 2013-2014 school year: For students who are not on- track in grades K-3, schools must provide a classroom teacher who has either: Passed a reading instruction test; or Has a reading endorsement on their teaching certificate. ODE is currently determining which test(s) may be used to meet this requirement
Third Grade Reading Guarantee ODE E FFORTS TO D ATE
Outreach and Communication Outreach Guidance documents FAQ (coming soon) State-Developed Diagnostic Assessments 2012-13 District diagnostic survey Website resources for: –Districts –Educators –Parents Third Grade Reading Guarantee Advisory Workgroup Communication Webpage: –http://www.ode.state.oh.us/GD/Template s/Pages/ODE/ODEDetail.aspx?page=3&To picRelationID=5&ContentID=129423http://www.ode.state.oh.us/GD/Template s/Pages/ODE/ODEDetail.aspx?page=3&To picRelationID=5&ContentID=129423 E-mail: –email@example.com@education.ohio.gov Communication blasts: –EdConnection –IDES –Tools for Teachers Webinar/Webcast Conference presentations
Third Grade Reading Guarantee Advisory Workgroup Group of educator leaders committed to serving Ohio students and educators in the area of literacy Expertise includes: –Curriculum coordinators –Librarians –English language learner specialists –Literacy specialists –Higher education representatives –Administrators –Teachers –Representatives from: Children’s Dyslexia Center, United Way, Invest in Children, Ohio Resource Center, INFOhio