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					       No Child Left Behind
            Overview

                    John Bailey
        Director of Educational Technology
           U.S. Department of Education
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Guiding Principles

         Accountability for Student Performance


         Focus on What Works


         Reduce Bureaucracy & Increase Flexibility


         Empower Parents

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Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)

 The goal is 100 percent proficiency for all
  students in 12 years.
 Provides separate, measurable objectives
  for all children and for specific groups
  (disadvantaged, racial/ethnic, disabled,
  LEP)
 The goal is ambitious, but achievable.

 Why 100 percent? Anything less means
  children will be left behind.
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AYP Requires
 Same high standards of academic achievement for all
 Statistically valid and reliable
 Continuous & substantial academic improvement for
  all students
 Separate measurable annual objectives for
  achievement
   –   All students
   –   Racial/ethnic groups
   –   Economically disadvantaged students
   –   Students with disabilities (IDEA, Sec. 602)
   –   Students with limited English proficiency
 Graduation rates for HS & 1 other indicator for other
  schools

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Enabling Accountability
Using Technology
 Where can technology help states:
   – AYP
   – Report cards
   – Assessments
   – Identifying schools in need of improvement
   – Dissaggregation of data
   – Evaluating program impact
   – Providing richer data for analysis services


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         Components of a Data Based Decision Making System

Applications
                            School Interoperability
                              Framework & IMS
                                                          Reporting and Analysis
   SIS
                                                          Services
                                                          Turning data into useful information




                                                          Dissemination
                                                          Sharing data with the
Assessment                                                community (ie: report cards)

                    Data                        Reports
                  Warehouse                               State and Federal
                                                          Reporting
 Finance                                                  Meeting reporting compliance




                                                          Training
                                                          Learning how to use data to
                     Personalized Instruction             make informed decisions.
Instruction
Strategies
 Think about the whole system
 Consider buying consortiums
 User interface and presentation of
  information is as important as the
  technical functionality.
 Ensure SIF compliance
 Training for school leaders and teachers


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               Questions?
               Contact John Bailey
               John.Bailey@ed.gov
                Visit www.ed.gov




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