ERIC Number: ED465769
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Accountability Manual, 2002: The 2002 Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and School Districts.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
This manual is a technical resource that explains the accountability system used by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to evaluate the performance of public school districts and campuses. The manual covers details of the accountability system for 2002, including ratings, special circumstances, acknowledgements, rewards, sanctions, and reports. All the information necessary to compute 2002 ratings and acknowledgments for districts and regular campuses is conveyed. Procedures for determining the 2002 ratings for alternative education campuses are provided in a related publication, 2002 Alternative Education Accountability Manual. A preview of the accountability system for 2003 and beyond is attached, and a separate manual for 2003 will be published. The report contains these sections in part 1, Introduction,: (1) Introduction to the Texas Accountability System; and (2) 2002 Accountability System. Part 1, Procedures Related to Determining Ratings and Acknowledgments, contains: (3) 2002 Accountability Rating Criteria and Standards; (4) 2002 Acknowledgments and Recognitions; (5) 2002 Campus Comparable Improvement; (6) Special Issues and Exemptions; (7) Appealing the 2002 Accountability Ratings; and (8) System Safeguards. Part 2, Additional Information about the Texas Accountability System, contains: (9) Using the 2002 Accountability Data Tables; (10) Accountability System Reports; (11) Local Reporting and Use of Performance Results; (12) Additional Information; (13) Preview of the 2003 and Beyond Accountability Systems; (14) Accountability System Facts; and (15) Appendices. The four appendixes contain statutory requirements, some regulations, resources for further information, and acknowledgments. (Contains 19 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Program Evaluation, Public Schools, Tables (Data)
Publications Distribution Office, Texas Education Agency, P.O. Box 13817, Austin, TX 78711-3817 ($12, nonprofit institutions; $13, all others; plus shipping and handling, $4). Tel: 512-463-9744. For full text: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/perfreport/.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Identifiers - Location: Texas
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Assessment of Academic Skills