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El Dorado Union HSD |  BP  0500  Philosophy, Goals, Objectives and Comprehensive Plans

Accountability   

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The Governing Board has a responsibility to ensure accountability to the public for the performance of district schools. The Board shall regularly review the effectiveness of the district's programs, personnel, and fiscal operations, with a focus on the district's effectiveness in improving student achievement. The Board shall establish systems and processes to monitor results and to evaluate the district's progress toward accomplishing the district's vision and goals.

(cf. 0000 - Vision)

(cf. 0200 - Goals for the School District)

(cf. 0400 - Comprehensive Plans)

(cf. 2140 - Evaluation of the Superintendent)

(cf. 3460 - Financial Accountability and Reports)

(cf. 4115 - Evaluation/Supervision)

(cf. 4215 - Evaluation/Supervision)

(cf. 4315 - Evaluation/Supervision)

(cf. 6011 - Academic Standards)

(cf. 6141 - Curriculum Development and Evaluation)

(cf. 6190 - Evaluation of the Instructional Program)

(cf. 9000 - Role of the Board)

(cf. 9005 - Governance Standards)

(cf. 9400 - Board Self-Evaluation)

The Board and the Superintendent shall agree upon appropriate measures of district, school, and student performance and shall establish a schedule providing regular reports to the Board and the public regarding district progress to ensure accountability. These measures shall be integrated and consistent with the state's accountability system and may include, but not be limited to, measures to evaluate student achievement, parent/guardian involvement and other district goals.

(cf. 0510 - School Accountability Report Card)

(cf. 1100 - Communication with the Public)

(cf. 1112 - Media Relations)

The Superintendent or designee shall regularly report to the Board regarding progress toward the district's vision/direction and goals and the implementation of comprehensive plans.

Opportunities for feedback from students, parents/guardians, staff and community members shall be made available as part of the review and evaluation of district programs and operations.

(cf. 6020 - Parent Involvement)

Indicators of district progress in improving student achievement shall include, but not be limited to, the Academic Performance Index (API) established by the state's accountability system and measures of "adequate yearly progress" (AYP) required under the federal accountability system.

(cf. 0520.1 - High Priority Schools Grant Program)

(cf. 0520.2 - Title I Program Improvement Schools)

(cf. 0520.3 - Title I Program Improvement Districts)

(cf. 0520.4 - Quality Education Investment Schools)

(cf. 6162.5 - Student Assessment)

(cf. 6162.51 - Standardized Testing and Reporting Program)

(cf. 6162.52 - High School Exit Examination)

Following the annual publication of the API and school rankings by the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Board shall, at a regularly scheduled meeting, discuss the results of each school's annual ranking. (Education Code 52056)

This discussion shall include an examination of scores from the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program, by school, grade, and student subgroup, including disaggregated significant subgroup data based on socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, enrollment in special education, English proficiency, and gender.

(cf. 3553 - Free and Reduced Price Meals)

Evaluation results may be used as a basis for identifying and developing strategies in achievement among student subgroups, implementing programmatic changes, determining the need for additional support or assistance, awarding incentives or rewards, and establishing other performance-based consequences.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

33127-33129 Standards and criteria for fiscal accountability

33400-33407 CDE evaluation of district programs

44660-44665 Evaluation of certificated employees

51041 Evaluation of the educational program

52050-52059 Public Schools Accountability Act

60640-60649 Standardized Testing and Reporting Program

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

15440-15463 Standards and criteria for fiscal accountability

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

6311 Accountability, adequate yearly progress

6312 Local educational agency plan

6316 School and district improvement

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34

200.13-200.20 Adequate yearly progress

200.30-200.35 Identification of program improvement schools

200.36-200.38 Notification requirements

200.52-200.53 District improvement

Management Resources:

CSBA PUBLICATIONS

Maximizing School Board Governance

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

California Department of Education, Accountability: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac

U.S. Department of Education, No Child Left Behind: http://www.nclb.gov

Policy EL DORADO UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: February 4, 1992 Placerville, California

revised: September 26, 2006

revised: July 2007