ERIC Number: ED366077
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Missouri School Improvement Program: Missouri's Investment in the Future. Standards and Indicators Manual (1993-1994 School Year).
Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City.
This report contains standards of the Missouri School Improvement Program that outline the state's vision and expectations for quality schools. The expectations are nonprescriptive to allow each school district the flexibility and responsibility to provide quality education. The standards are presented in three sections: resource standards, process standards, and performance standards. Resource standards concern the basic quantitative requirements that all districts must meet. Some standards are required at the same level for all districts; others can be adjusted for the situation. Process standards concern qualitative dimensions of schooling, including curriculum, instruction, instructional climate, learning resources, guidance and counseling, professional development, special programs, governance and administration, facilities, and safety and support services. Process standards are assessed through onsite review. Performance standards include three areas--student achievement, educational persistence, and student followup--that are applied to all schools. Information on these standards is collected annually and analyzed as a part of the ongoing monitoring of school district quality. (JPT)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City.
Identifiers: Indicators; Missouri