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ERIC Number: ED573481
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 86
Abstractor: ERIC
Annual State of Public Education Report, SY 2015-2016
Guam Department of Education
This report addresses the reporting requirements of Public Law 26-26 and the provisions of "No Child Left Behind" ("NCLB") as described in the Guam Department of Education Board adopted "District Action Plan" ("DAP"). Public Law 26-26, Section 3106 states that "No later than thirty (30) days following the end of each fiscal year, the Superintendent shall issue a School Performance Report card on the state of the public schools and progress toward achieving their goals and mission." The law specifically requires Guam Department of Education (GDOE) to include the following information in the Annual State of Public Education Report: (1) Demographic information on public school children in the community; (2) Information pertaining to student achievement, including Guam-wide assessment data, graduation rates and dropout rates, including progress toward achieving the education benchmarks established by the Board; (3) Information pertaining to special program offerings; (4) Information pertaining to the characteristics of the schools and schools' staff, including certification and assignment of teachers and staff experience; (5) Budget information, including source and disposition of school operating funds and salary data; and (6) Examples of exemplary programs, proven practices, programs designed to reduce costs or other innovations in education being developed by the schools that show improved student learning. The purpose of this report is twofold: (1) to share information about the progress of Guam Public School System towards meeting education goals, which are embodied in the District Action Plan (DAP); and (2) to inform educators and the community at large about programs and activities that affect the quality of educational services and its impact on student achievement. The report is divided into the following sections: (1) Introduction; (2) District Profile; (3) Assessments and Outcomes; (4) Personnel Quality and Accountability; (5) Budget and Expenditures; (6) School Wide Indicator System; and (7) School Exemplary Programs and Accomplishments. The following are appended: (1) District Summative Assessment SY14-15 & SY15-16 ACT Aspire "Ready" Level Cohort Comparison; (2) ACT Aspire Results: Percent at "READY" Level; and (3) ACT Aspire Results: Scale Scores and Benchmarks. [For "Annual State of Public Education Report, SY 2014-2015," see ED573480.]
Guam Department of Education. P.O. Box DE, Hagatna, GU 96932. Tel: 671-475-0462; Fax: 761-472-5003; Web site:
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education; Elementary Education; Middle Schools; Junior High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Guam Department of Education
Identifiers - Location: Guam
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Stanford Achievement Tests