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					District: Memphis City Schools
Corrective Action Plan for: Craigmont High School
District Contact: Dr. Roderick Richmond, Chief of School Operations, Sharon Griffin, Director of Striving Schools
NCLB CORRECTIVE ACTION: IMPROVING
From ESEA §1116(b)(7)(A):

In this subsection, the term Corrective Action means action, consistent with State law, that –

   i) substantially and directly responds to –
       I) the consistent academic failure of a school that caused the LEA to take such action; and
       II) any underlying staffing, curriculum or other problems in the school; and
   ii) is designed to increase substantially the likelihood that each group of students described in 1111(b)(2)(C) enrolled in the
       school identified for corrective action will meet or exceed the State’s proficient levels of achievement on the State academic
       assessments described in section 1111(b)(3).

THE LOCAL EDUCATION AGENCY ROLE FOR SCHOOLS IN CORRECTIVE ACTION
The LEA will provide assistance to the school to meet the requirements as stated in ESEA §1116(b)(7)(C):

In the case of any school served by a local educational agency under this part that fails to make adequate yearly progress, as defined
by the State under section 1111(b)(2), by the end of the second full school year after the identification under paragraph (1), the local
educational agency shall –




Tennessee Department of Education                                                                 Division of LEA Support and Improvement
Addendum to School Improvement Plan                              Page 1                                             Revised: April 12, 2011
 District: Memphis City Schools
 Corrective Action Plan for: Craigmont High School
 District Contact: Dr. Roderick Richmond, Chief of School Operations, Sharon Griffin, Director of Striving Schools


               Corrective Action Requirements                               Actions Taken                             Evidence


1. Provide all students in the school with the option to         All students at Craigmont High        PSC Ads
transfer to another public school served by the LEA.             School were given an opportunity
                                                                 twice during the school year to       PSC Letter
                                                                 transfer to another Memphis City
                                                                 Schools.                              Website
2. Make available supplemental educational services.             All students who were eligible        Website,
                                                                 were given an opportunity to
                                                                 receive supplemental educational      MCS PSC/SES Blueprint
                                                                 services provided by an SES
                                                                 provider.                             List of Students
3. Publish and disseminate, to the public and the parents of     Teachers and parents were notified    Website
each student enrolled in the school, information regarding       of the schools’ status at the
any corrective action the LEA takes at the school.               beginning of the year and during
Information should be in understandable, uniform in format       the writing of the school’s
and provided in a language that parents understand.              improvement plan.
4. Continue to provide technical assistance in:                  Craigmont High is part of the SSZ     TSIP
  4a. Analyzing data from the assessments under section          and receives assistance from a
1111(b)(3), and other examples of student work, to identify      SWAT Team (math, literacy,            SSZ List
and address problems in instruction, and problems, if any, in    science) to coach teachers in the
implementing parental involvement requirements,                  specified content areas.              SSZ agendas
professional development requirements, and the
responsibilities of the school and LEA under the school plan,                                          CompStat Reports
and to identify and address solutions to such problems;




 Tennessee Department of Education                                                                Division of LEA Support and Improvement
 Addendum to School Improvement Plan                             Page 2                                             Revised: April 12, 2011
 District: Memphis City Schools
 Corrective Action Plan for: Craigmont High School
 District Contact: Dr. Roderick Richmond, Chief of School Operations, Sharon Griffin, Director of Striving Schools


               Corrective Action Requirements                                  Actions Taken                           Evidence


   4b. Identifying and implementing professional                           Continue high school         PD schedule/catalog
development, instructional strategies, and methods of                       renewal efforts
instruction that are based on scientifically based research and            Provide enhance PD to        PLC meeting agendas/minutes
that have proven effective in addressing the specific                       better equip teachers to
instructional issues that caused the school to be identified for            enhance the instructional    Mentor/protégée meeting
improvement;                                                                program                      schedule/agenda
                                                                           Continued implementation
                                                                            of Principal training        SSZ Agendas
                                                                           Provide support for PBIS
                                                                            implementation to ensure a   Observation/Feedback forms-
                                                                            safe, caring & orderly       notes
                                                                            learning environment
                                                                                                         TSIP
                                                                           Revised TSIP
                                                                                                         Leadership Team minutes

                                                                                                         Faculty meeting notes




 Tennessee Department of Education                                                                 Division of LEA Support and Improvement
 Addendum to School Improvement Plan                               Page 3                                            Revised: April 12, 2011
 District: Memphis City Schools
 Corrective Action Plan for: Craigmont High School
 District Contact: Dr. Roderick Richmond, Chief of School Operations, Sharon Griffin, Director of Striving Schools


               Corrective Action Requirements                                Actions Taken                            Evidence


  4c. Analyzing and revising the school’s budget so that the             Review of TSIP & PD Plans    PLC meeting minutes
school’s resources are more effectively allocated to the                  to determine additional
activities most likely to increase student academic                       needs                        Revised TSIP
achievement and to remove the school from school                         Develop action steps based
improvement status;                                                       on results of review &       TSIP feedback form
                                                                          student focused
                                                                          benchmarks                   Title I Allocation
                                                                         Job-embedded PD aligned
                                                                          with school improvement      SIG Budget Justification Pages
                                                                          goals




 Tennessee Department of Education                                                                Division of LEA Support and Improvement
 Addendum to School Improvement Plan                             Page 4                                             Revised: April 12, 2011
 District: Memphis City Schools
 Corrective Action Plan for: Craigmont High School
 District Contact: Dr. Roderick Richmond, Chief of School Operations, Sharon Griffin, Director of Striving Schools


               Corrective Action Requirements                                Actions Taken                                Evidence


5. Identify the school for Corrective Action and take at least    5a. Craigmont High School was             List of teachers showing 50%
one of the following corrective actions:                          identified as a school in Corrective      staff replacement
  5a. Replace the school staff who are relevant to the failure    Action before the 2010-2011 school
  to make adequate yearly progress.                               year. Since then the school has vetted
                                                                  and replaced at least 50% of the staff
  5b. Institute and fully implement a new curriculum,
                                                                  who failed to meet AYP.
  including providing appropriate professional development
  for all relevant staff, that is based on scientifically based   5b. A new reading intervention was
  research and offers substantial promise of improving            implemented this year, Reading Plus,
                                                                  which is a scientifically researched –
  educational achievement for low-achieving students and                                                    Reading Plus contract
                                                                  based program which was offered to
  enabling the school to make adequate yearly progress.           students who were identified as below
  5c. Significantly decrease management authority at the          proficient. Staff members received        Agendas/sign-in sheets from PD
  school level.                                                   professional development.
  5d. Appoint an outside expert to advise the school on its
                                                                  5c. The management authority of the
  progress toward making adequate yearly progress, based          school was significantly decreased via    Organization Chart
  on the school plan.                                             the regional offices and the district
  5e. Extend the school year or school day for the school.        Striving Schools office.
  5f. Restructure the internal organizational structure of the
                                                                  5d. The school district contracted with   Contract with outside expert
  school.                                                         an outside expert to advice the school
                                                                  on its progress towards making AYP.




 Tennessee Department of Education                                                                    Division of LEA Support and Improvement
 Addendum to School Improvement Plan                              Page 5                                                Revised: April 12, 2011
District: Memphis City Schools
Corrective Action Plan for: Craigmont High School
District Contact: Dr. Roderick Richmond, Chief of School Operations, Sharon Griffin, Director of Striving Schools




Tennessee Department of Education                                                                Division of LEA Support and Improvement
Addendum to School Improvement Plan                             Page 6                                             Revised: April 12, 2011
 District: Memphis City Schools
 Corrective Action Plan for: Craigmont High School
 District Contact: Dr. Roderick Richmond, Chief of School Operations, Sharon Griffin, Director of Striving Schools
 WHOLE SCHOOL REFORM (WSR) CRITERIA
 Whole School Reform includes cross-disciplinary efforts that involve home, school and community in the intellectual development
 and personal nurturing of all children. The criteria for Whole School Reform should be included in School Improvement Planning
 with specific evidence available to substantiate that the requirements have been implemented.



                          WSR Criteria                            Plan or Actions In Place to Meet                    Evidence
                                                                            the Criteria

1. The goal of the Whole School Reform is to help all            High Schools That Work reform         Approved SIG
students reach high academic standards.                          model will help all students reach
                                                                 high academic standards.
2. The WSR is comprehensive in its approach:                     Implement all Key Practices to        Approved TSIP
    2a. Addresses all core academic subject areas;               impact student achievement in all
                                                                 core academic subjects.
    2b. Addresses all types of school organization;              Engage all students in academic       Student schedules
                                                                 and career/technical classrooms.
    2c. Addresses all grade levels/departments at the            Require all students to complete an   Guidance and advisement
school;                                                          upgraded academic core and            system
                                                                 concentration.
    2d. Aligns all resources (human, financial and               Advance state and local policies      Approved TSIP, SIG and budget
technological).                                                  and leadership initiatives.
3. The WSR incorporates best-practices research.                 Key practices based on best-          Academic improvement
                                                                 practice research.




 Tennessee Department of Education                                                                Division of LEA Support and Improvement
 Addendum to School Improvement Plan                             Page 7                                             Revised: April 12, 2011
 District: Memphis City Schools
 Corrective Action Plan for: Craigmont High School
 District Contact: Dr. Roderick Richmond, Chief of School Operations, Sharon Griffin, Director of Striving Schools


                          WSR Criteria                            Plan or Actions In Place to Meet                       Evidence
                                                                            the Criteria

4. The WSR is the subject of on-going evaluation aimed at       HSTW Assessment                           Data reports
continuous improvement.                                         HSTW Annual Site Progress Report
                                                                HSTW Follow-Up Survey of Graduates
                                                             


5. The WSR provides faculty with a shared vision, focus and      Teachers working together is a Key        Planning schedules and notes
organizing framework that shapes and directs reform efforts.     Practice.
6. The WSR provides the community with a shared vision,          Community participates in the             Approved TSIP
focus and organizing framework that shapes and directs           development of School
reform efforts.                                                  Improvement Plan to ensure
                                                                 shared vision, focus and organized
                                                                 framework.
7. The WSR provides high quality professional development        HSTW offers a wide range of               Improved academic
                                                                 professional development
for teachers.                                                                                              achievement
                                                                 opportunities, including national
                                                                 workshops, the National Technology
                                                                 Centers That Work Leaders’ Forum,
                                                                 and a national webinar Series,
                                                                 Summer Conference, and Site
                                                                 Coordinators’ meeting. These
                                                                 professional development activities are
                                                                 designed to support higher student
                                                                 achievement and completion rates and
                                                                 assist schools to more deeply
                                                                 implement the school improvement
                                                                 design.




 Tennessee Department of Education                                                                   Division of LEA Support and Improvement
 Addendum to School Improvement Plan                             Page 8                                                Revised: April 12, 2011
 District: Memphis City Schools
 Corrective Action Plan for: Craigmont High School
 District Contact: Dr. Roderick Richmond, Chief of School Operations, Sharon Griffin, Director of Striving Schools


                          WSR Criteria                            Plan or Actions In Place to Meet                    Evidence
                                                                            the Criteria

8. The WSR provides high quality professional development        Administrators have a wide range of   Improved quality of instruction
                                                                 professional development
for administrators.                                                                                    and improved academic
                                                                 opportunities, including national
                                                                 workshops, the National Technology    achievement
                                                                 Centers That Work Leaders’ Forum,
                                                                 national webinar Series, and online
                                                                 leadership development courses
                                                                 and a Summer Session. Principal is
                                                                 also a member of the Focus Team.
9. The WSR offers innovation and effective ways to involve       Involve parents in a guidance and     Students’ plans
parents in schooling.                                            advisement system.
10. The WSR offers innovation and effective ways to involve      Community leaders and employers       Data reports
community in schooling.                                          offer students opportunities for
                                                                 Work-based Learning.




 Tennessee Department of Education                                                                Division of LEA Support and Improvement
 Addendum to School Improvement Plan                             Page 9                                             Revised: April 12, 2011
District: Memphis City Schools
Corrective Action Plan for: Craigmont High School
District Contact: Dr. Roderick Richmond, Chief of School Operations, Sharon Griffin, Director of Striving Schools




Tennessee Department of Education                                                                Division of LEA Support and Improvement
Addendum to School Improvement Plan                             Page 10                                            Revised: April 12, 2011
 District: Memphis City Schools
 Corrective Action Plan for: Craigmont High School
 District Contact: Dr. Roderick Richmond, Chief of School Operations, Sharon Griffin, Director of Striving Schools
 LEADERSHIP
 The turnaround leader of a Corrective Action school should possess certain competencies and skills. Rubrics are available to assist
 the LEA in selection of the turnaround leader. For further information visit the rubric at:
 www.publicimpact.com/images/stories/publicimpact/documents/Turnaround_Leader_Compentencies.pdf


                                                                                                            Evidence/Comments
                   Leadership Competency                                   Rubric Correlative             Regarding the Turnaround
                                                                                                            Leader’s Competency

1. Driving for Results- achieves quick results in achievement,   Sets challenging work goals for self   Principal Evaluation Notebook
sets ambitious and clear goals, prioritizes and monitors work    (and/or team) and acts to meet them
toward goals, persistent with a strong drive to succeed;         as well as tracks and touts
                                                                 Progress; Asserts high standard for
                                                                 Compliance; Voluntarily identifies
                                                                 future needs, potential problems
                                                                 or potential opportunities and plans
                                                                 or acts in advance to address these
                                                                 in this timeframe
2. Influencing the Results – able to get support of key people   Obtains individual support behind      Principal Evaluation Notebook
, builds and manages effective teams, ability to increase the    the scenes; chooses timing and
effectiveness of others;                                         delivery/withholding of information
                                                                 to influence; “Sells” the team
                                                                 mission, goals, and actions to its
                                                                 members, and then follows up to
                                                                 ensure that the team’s work is done
                                                                 well.
3. Problem Solving – ability to analyze multiple data sources,   Analyzes a difficult problem from      Principal Evaluation Notebook;
plans for effective use of resources (including human);          several different perspectives or      District Walkthrough
                                                                 using different criteria before
                                                                 arriving at a detailed solution


 Tennessee Department of Education                                                                Division of LEA Support and Improvement
 Addendum to School Improvement Plan                             Page 11                                            Revised: April 12, 2011
 District: Memphis City Schools
 Corrective Action Plan for: Craigmont High School
 District Contact: Dr. Roderick Richmond, Chief of School Operations, Sharon Griffin, Director of Striving Schools
4. Showing Confidence – believes he/she can do the job, risk- Makes decisions despite                    Principal Evaluation Notebook,
taker, accepts responsibilities for successes and failures,     disagreements with peers or              District Walkthrough
corrects mistakes.                                              subordinates; expresses confidence
                                                                in own thinking.




 Tennessee Department of Education                                                                Division of LEA Support and Improvement
 Addendum to School Improvement Plan                             Page 12                                            Revised: April 12, 2011
 District: Memphis City Schools
 Corrective Action Plan for: Craigmont High School
 District Contact: Dr. Roderick Richmond, Chief of School Operations, Sharon Griffin, Director of Striving Schools

Leadership Skills and Abilities Possessed by the Turnaround       Leader Possesses the Skill/Ability    Evidence of the Skill or Ability
                            Leader                                          (Yes or No)

1. Student focused with intervention strategies proven to                                                      Faculty Meeting
work with low-performing students;                                                                              Agendas-share key staff
                                                                                 Yes                            results visibly
                                                                                                               Leadership Team
                                                                                                                Meetings
                                                                                                               CompStat Presentations
                                                                                                               Observations
                                                                                                               TSIP

2. Flexible, inventive and action-oriented;                                      Yes                           Evaluation
                                                                                                               Makes necessary staff
                                                                                                                changes-vacancy forms,
                                                                                                                notes

3. Able to minimize or delegate non-instructional concerns;                      Yes                           Master Schedule
                                                                                                               Asst. Principal Schedule

4. Successfully engages stakeholders in soliciting/allocating                    Yes                           School Based Leadership
scarce resources;                                                                                               Team agendas

5. Models professional development around change                                                       PD Plan
management and data-driven decision making;
                                                                                 Yes
6. Creates an environment to facilitated distributed                                                   Faculty Meeting Agendas –
mediation of conflict;                                                                                 sharing of power and
                                                                                 Yes                   information
7. Develops plans that push beyond the boundaries of                             Yes                   Health Carnival for Community
district or program guidelines.


 Tennessee Department of Education                                                                Division of LEA Support and Improvement
 Addendum to School Improvement Plan                             Page 13                                            Revised: April 12, 2011
District: Memphis City Schools
Corrective Action Plan for: Craigmont High School
District Contact: Dr. Roderick Richmond, Chief of School Operations, Sharon Griffin, Director of Striving Schools
                                                                                                        Given staff more leadership
                                                                                                        opportunities

                                                                                                      Given students an
                                                                                                      opportunities to work with
                                                                                                      other students (Efficacy)

                                                                                                      Given staff training on
                                                                                                      understanding data




Tennessee Department of Education                                                                Division of LEA Support and Improvement
Addendum to School Improvement Plan                             Page 14                                            Revised: April 12, 2011

				
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