ERIC Number: ED456163
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Accountability Manual 2001. The 2001 Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and School Districts and Blueprint for the 2002 through 2005 Accountability Systems.
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Performance Reporting.
This manual is a technical resource to explain the accountability system used by the Texas Education Agency to evaluate the performance of public school districts and campuses through ratings, acknowledgments, rewards, sanctions, and reports. This edition addresses the 2001 rating process, special circumstances, other accountability system components, and other information relevant to the system. All information necessary to compute 2001 ratings and acknowledgments for districts and regular campuses is conveyed. In addition, a preview of the 2002-2005 accountability systems is provided so that schools and districts are notified of future indicators, standards, and directions. The manual contains these sections: (1) "Introduction to the Texas Accountability System"; (2) "2001 Accountability System"; (3) "2001 Accountability Rating Criteria and Standards"; (4) "2001 Acknowledgments and Recognitions"; (5) "2001 Campus Comparable Improvement"; (6) "Special Issues and Exceptions"; (7) "Appealing the 2001 Accountability Ratings"; (8) "System Safeguards"; (9) "Using the 2001 Accountability Data Tables"; (10) "Accountability System Reports"; (11) "Local Reporting and Use of Performance Results"; (12) "Additional Information"; (13) "Preview for the 2001-2005 Accountability Systems"; (14) "Accountability System Facts" and (15) "Appendixes." The appendixes present statutory requirements and discuss rules, indicate whom to call with questions, and list acknowledgments. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Rating Scales, School Districts, Schools
Publications Distribution Office, Texas Education Agency, P.O. Box 13817, Austin, TX 78711-3817 ($10, nonprofit institutions; $11, all others). Tel: 512-463-9744. For full text: http://www.tea.state.tx.use/perfreport/account/2001/manual.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Performance Reporting.
Identifiers - Location: Texas