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District of Columbia Public Schools, 2023
In 2015, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law. The law states that any school that receives Title I funds must inform parents if their child is assigned a teacher for four (4) or more consecutive weeks who has not met applicable state certification or licensure requirements at the grade level and subject area in…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Parents, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2022
This District of Columbia Public Schools School Year 2021-2022 "Parental Right to Know Guide" informs parents on their rights with regard to the following: (1) Notice of Non-Discrimination and Non-Retaliation; (2) Teachers and Paraprofessionals; (3) Student Achievement (PARCC Data); (4) Student Records; (5) Unsafe School Choice Option;…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Parent Rights, Access to Information, Educational Discrimination
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2021
This District of Columbia Public Schools School Year 2020-2021 "Parental Right to Know Guide" informs parents on their rights with regard to the following: (1) Notice of Non-Discrimination and Non-Retaliation; (2) Teachers and Paraprofessionals; (3) Student Achievement (PARCC Data); (4) Student Records; (5) Unsafe School Choice Option;…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Parent Rights, Access to Information, Educational Discrimination
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2019
This District of Columbia Public Schools School Year 2018-2019 "Parental Right to Know Guide" informs parents on their rights with regard to the following: (1) Notice of Non-Discrimination and Non-Retaliation; (2) Teachers and Paraprofessionals; (3) Student Achievement (PARCC Data); (4) Student Records; (5) Unsafe School Choice Option;…
Descriptors: Parent Rights, Public Schools, Access to Information, Guides
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2017
Just over a decade ago, Washington, District of Columbia (DC) made the choice to transform the way public education works for students, families, and educators in the District. In order to set more young Washingtonians up for success in school and in life, the choice was made to invest in the modernization of outdated buildings throughout the city…
Descriptors: Public Education, Equal Education, Educational Facilities Improvement, Educational Change
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2016
Nearly half (45%) of students in DC Public Schools are males of color. Despite improvements district-wide, there are still considerable achievement gaps between young men of color and their peers. We must work harder to ensure that all students--particularly boys and young men of color--share equally in District of Columbia Public Schools' (DCPS')…
Descriptors: Males, Minority Group Students, Achievement Gap, Public Schools
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2016
This document highlights statistics for this year in each of the five DCPS goals: (1) Improve Achievement Rates; (2) Invest in Struggling Schools; (3) Increase Graduation Rate; (4) Improve Satisfaction; and (5) Increase Enrollment. [For the Year Three in Review report, see ED622520.]
Descriptors: Public Schools, Educational Planning, Strategic Planning, Academic Achievement
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2015
A Capital Commitment is the five-year strategic plan that sets ambitious targets for the future of DC Public Schools (DCPS) Since the launch of this plan in School Year 2012-13, students across the city are doing better than ever in reading and math, more students are graduating on time, students are enjoying school, and enrollment has reached a…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Educational Planning, Strategic Planning, Academic Achievement
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2014
School-Parent Compacts are a component of school-level parental involvement policies, and must be developed by the school, teacher, and parents as a description of how parents, the entire school staff, and students themselves will work together for improved student academic achievement. This District of Columbia Public Schools School Year…
Descriptors: Parent Rights, Access to Information, Public Schools, Guides
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2014
DCPS' five-year strategic plan, A Capital Commitment, provides a roadmap for building DCPS into a high quality, vibrant school district that earns the confidence of our community. The plan defines an overarching purpose as well as five goals that will guide DCPS' work through 2017. This is the year two review of DCPS' five-year strategic plan.…
Descriptors: Public Schools, School Districts, Educational Planning, Strategic Planning
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2013
A "Capital Commitment" is the five-year strategic plan that sets ambitious targets for the future of DC Public Schools (DCPS). In School Year 2012-13, the first year guided by this plan, student performance hit an historic high. The groundbreaking progress made in year one is promising. This document highlights statistics for this year…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Strategic Planning, Public Schools, Academic Achievement
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2011
IMPACT is the District of Columbia Public Schools' (DCPS) system for assessing and rewarding the performance of teachers and other school-based staff. This system is called IMPACT because the adults serving in the DCPS have the ability to make a dramatic, positive impact on students' lives. The system is designed to help staff become more…
Descriptors: Public Schools, School Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, Guides
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2011
This guide is intended to assist teachers in the measuring of student learning over the course of the school year. Teachers in the six groups of IMPACT will write teacher-assessed student achievement (TAS) goals at the beginning of the year to gauge student achievement. With the principal's approval, teachers may adapt, as appropriate, the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Evaluation, Educational Objectives, Evaluation Methods
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2010
Two years ago, the problems of the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) were so significant that many believed the system was beyond repair. According to the 2007 National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP), only eight percent of eighth graders were on grade level in math, and 12 percent were in reading. With achievement gaps between…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Innovation, Resource Allocation, Federal Aid
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2009
DCPS is committed to providing "all" students with the caliber of education they deserve. The goal of the DCPS Effective Schools Framework is to ensure that every child, in every classroom, has access to a high-quality and engaging standards-based instructional program, and that all school supports are aligned to support teaching and learning. The…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Strategic Planning, Urban Schools, Effective Schools Research
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