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The Department of Public Instruction is developing a new accountability model to ensure that adults in schools are responsible for achieving challenging yet attainable goals for their students and that parents and the public have a clear, comparable understanding of the performance of students within North Carolina’s public schools. The goal is to institute an accountability model that improves student achievement, increases graduation rates and closes achievement gaps.
This one-pager describes why we are giving the ACT assessment to every 11th grader and what to expect about the initial results.
2012 PLAN Training for Districts and Charters
2012 ACT PLAN training Certificate
- Webinar Presentation Slides (pdf, 3.2mb)
Feedback Wanted on the Proposed 2012-13 Model from Educators and the
Please use firstname.lastname@example.org to send us your thoughts and feedback on the proposed new accountability model.
NCLB WAIVER RELEASE
ESEA waiver guidance was released by the US Department of Education on September 23, 2011. North Carolina will be applying for a waiver. See the document below for more details.
- ESEA Flexibility Overview
ACCOUNTABILITY DISCUSSION SLIDES
Below is an archive of slides used during the Accountability discussion items with the Globally Competitive Students Committee of the North Carolina State Board of Education. Please note that these are working documents and reflect changing plans for the new accountability model over time.
- December 2011
- October 2011
- Summer 2011 Excerpts
- Spring 2011 Excerpts
- April 2011
- February 2011
- December 2010
- August 2010
- June 2010
- May 2010
- April 2010
- February 2010
- January 2010
- December 2009