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1 Title III Update Planning for Success In

2 Overview 2006 WESTELL Results AMAO Status Title III Applications Consolidated Monitoring Accommodation Study

3 Updates- WESTELL WESTELL Results – expected delivery by August 18 CD delivered to County Central Office Layout and formatting similar to If your CD does not arrive by August 22, please notify my office What to do with results?

4 Updates- WESTELL Notifications 5.2 Has the LEA notified parents no later than 30 days after the beginning of the school year that their child has been identified for participation in a language instruction educational program? (2 weeks if a child enrolls after the beginning of school). NCLB Title III, Part C, Section Has the LEA failed to make progress on the AMAOs? If so, has the LEA separately informed parents of a child identified for participation in a language instruction educational program, of such failure no later than 30 days after the failure occurs? NCLB Title III, Part C, Section 3302

5 Updates- WESTELL Measuring LEA Progress 14.2 Has the LEA increased the English proficiency of limited English proficient children by providing high- quality language instruction educational programs that are based on scientifically based research and linked to state ELP standards? NCLB Title III, Part A, Section3115 (c) (1) Measuring Student Progress Exit status Letters to Parents –Not required –Letter from Superintendent

6 Updates – AMAO Calculating AMAO 1 status Cohort for AMAO 1 is: All LEP students, K-12, who have two years of WESTELL data (compare with 04-05) Percentage Making Progress: Gaining one proficiency level annually for students who were below Level 3 the prior year Gaining one proficiency level every two years for students who the prior year were at Level 3 (requires 3 data points) Maintaining the current level of proficiency for students who are at Levels 4 or 5 and have no sub-skill below Level 3.

7 Updates - AMAO

8 Updates – AMAO Calculating AMAO 2 status Cohort for AMAO 2 is: All LEP students, K-12, who have been in U.S. schools for 4 or more years who have two years of WESTELL data AND are at Level 3 or above or who did not reach English proficiency the prior year OR were below Level 3 the prior year who met the English proficient level the second year Percentage Becoming Proficient: Defined proficient as a Level 4 Composite with all sub-skills at Level 3 or above

9 Updates- AMAO

10 Updates AMAO AMAO 3 = AYP status of LEP subgroup AMAO status should be determined by early September Counties that fail to make AMAO status will receive written notification and follow up technical assistance

11 Updates – Title III Applications Planning targets for AMAO improvement 1.Take the ending goal target for (89%) 2.Subtract the difference between your CURRENT score (for example 83%) and end goal (89%) to determine how much increase your county needs to make during the next 8 years (89 – 83 =5%) 3.Divide the total needed increase by 8 years (5 / 8 years =.625) to determine how much annual increase is needed each year

12 Updates – Accommodation Study Note- Planning targets are NOT your official AMAO targets. All counties must meet the same state-level AMAOs However, appropriate front-end planning and goal setting will eliminate the need for extreme growth toward the end of the trajectory Counties are encouraged, but not required, to set individual county annual growth goals for the next eight years If a county does not meet its own goal, there is no state- level accountability until the county reaches that point where they dont meet the state AMAO target For Reporting purposes any county that has less than 50 matching student scores did not meet the minimum N size of 50

13 Updates Title III Applications –Reduction in federal funding –Revised amounts –Reviews complete by Sept. 15 Consolidated Monitoring –Inviting cross-monitoring Accommodation Study

14 Thank you for your participation! Questions Comments? Please contact Amelia Courts or (304)


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