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Hayward USD |  BP  0500  Philosophy, Goals, Objectives and Comprehensive Plans

Accountability   

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The Governing Board recognizes its 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 for providing regular reports to the Board and the public regarding district progress.

(cf. 0510 - School Accountability Report Card)

(cf. 1100 - Communication with the Public)

(cf. 1112 - Media Relations)

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. 0520.2 - 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 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 to address disparities 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 California Department of Education evaluation of district programs

44660-44665 Evaluation of certificated employees

51041 Evaluation of the educational program

52052-52052.1 Academic Performance Index

52055.57-52055.59 Districts identified or at risk of identification for program improvement

52060-52077 Local control and accountability plan

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

1068-1074 Alternative schools accountability model, assessments

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

200.30-200.53 Program improvement

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

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

U.S. Department of Education: http://www.ed.gov

Policy HAYWARD UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: November 18, 1991 Hayward, California

revised: January 16, 2013

revised: June 25, 2014