ERIC Number: ED500332
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Student Achievement and Accountability Annual Report, 2007. Iowa Code Section 284.12 (1)
Iowa Department of Education
Legislation passed during the 2001 Iowa legislative session established the Student Achievement and Teacher Quality Program, Iowa Code Section 284.12(1). This legislation requires the Iowa Department of Education (DE) to annually report the statewide progress on the following: student achievement scores in mathematics and reading at the fourth and eighth grade levels on a district-by-district basis; evaluator training program; team-based variable pay for student achievement; and changes and improvements in the evaluation of teachers under the Iowa Teaching Standards. The report is being made available to the chairpersons and ranking members of the senate and house committees on education, the legislative education accountability and oversight committee, the deans of the colleges of education at approved practitioner preparation institutions in this state, the State Board of Education, the Governor, and school districts.
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Grade 4, Grade 8, Scores, Mathematics Achievement, Reading Achievement, School Districts, Evaluators, Training, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, Beginning Teacher Induction, Mentors, Professional Development
Iowa Department of Education. Grimes State Office Building, 400 East 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0146. Tel: 515-281-5294; Fax: 515-242-5988; Web site: http://www.iowa.gov/educate/
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 4; Grade 8
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa