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Study of "Turnaround Principles" 4, 5, & 6

5:35 pm

Setting the stage and Introduction of Protocol:  Michael (5 minutes)

5:40 pm

Introduction of Principle 4 and Indicators: Asha  (3 Minutes)

Principle 4: Strengthen the school’s instructional program based on student needs and ensure that the instructional program is research-based, rigorous, and aligned with State academic content standards by:

A.       ensures that school improvement initiatives include rigorous, research-based, field-proven instructional programs, practices, and models;

B.       providing early and intensive intervention for students not making progress; and

C.       ensures to have a comprehensive plan that includes testing each student at least 3 times each year to determine progress toward standards-based objectives.

Indicators

·         Instructional teams develop standards-aligned units of instruction for each subject and grade level.

·         Teachers differentiate assignments in response to individual student performance on pre-testes and other methods of assessment.

5:43 pm

School-by-school presentation of self-assessment, next steps, and goals related to principle 4 and indicators (5 minutes for per school) Clarifying questions from Board (2 minutes following each school) (approximately 30 minutes total)

6:13 pm

Board discussion & reflection on presentations (10 minutes)

6:23 pm

BREAK

6:35 pm

Introduction of Principle 5 and Indicators: Asha  (3 Minutes)

Principle 5: Use of data for school improvement and instruction. Assessing student learning frequently with standards-based assessments.

·         Instructional teams use student learning data to access strengths and weaknesses of the curriculum and instructional strategies.

·         All teachers monitor and assess students mastery of standards-based objectives in order to make appropriate curriculum adjustments.

6:38 pm

School-by-school presentation of self-assessment, next steps, and goals related to principle 5 and indicators (5 minutes for per school) Clarifying questions from Board (2 minutes following each school) (approximately 30 minutes total)

7:08 pm

Board discussion & reflection on presentations (10 minutes)

7:18 pm

BREAK

7:30 pm

Introduction of Principle 6 and Indicators: Asha  (3 Minutes)

Principle 6: Establish a school environment that improves school safety and discipline and address other non-academic factors that impact student achievement, such as students’ social, emotional, and health needs.

·         All teachers reinforce classroom rules and procedures by positively teaching them.

·         The school’s key documents are annually distributed and frequently communicated to teachers, school personnel, parents (families) and students.

7:33 pm

School-by-school presentation of self-assessment, next steps, and goals related to principle 6 and indicators (5 minutes for per school) Clarifying questions from Board (2 minutes following each school) (approximately 30 minutes total)

8:03 pm

Board discussion & reflection on presentations (10 minutes)

8:13 pm

Board review of protocol and process

8:20 pm

Adjourn