ERIC Number: ED483477
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Apr
District Composite Report: Allen Parish, 2002-2003.
Louisiana State Department of Education
The passage of the Children First Act in 1988 ushered in a new era of data collection, analysis, and reporting about the overall quality and condition of education in Louisiana. Implemented in 1990, this major piece of legislation resulted in the publication of the Progress Profiles (School Report Cards, District Composite Report, and the Louisiana State Education Progress Report) with three main objectives: (1) to provide information about schools to parents and the general public, (2) to provide a basis for educational planning, and (3) to increase educational accountability at all levels. District Composite Reports (DCRs) are produced for all 66 Louisiana public school districts on an annual basis. These reports contain longitudinal data on all indicators, including the accountability performance results. The DCRs are intended to serve as an effective tool to aid policymakers and district administrators in identifying opportunities for school improvement. This DCR covers Allen Parish. Tables, formulas, and a glossary are included.
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Educational Planning, School Districts, Longitudinal Studies, Public Schools, Educational Legislation, Data Collection, Accountability, Statewide Planning, Statistics
Louisiana Department of Education; Office of Management and Finance; Division of Planning, Analysis, and Information Resources; P. O. Box 94064, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-9064. Web site: http://www.louisianaschools.net.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge.