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Mathematics and Reading Professional Development Program   

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(a) By June 30, 2008, the department shall submit, subject to review and approval by the state board, a report to the Legislature regarding the program established pursuant to this article. The report shall, at a minimum, detail all of the following:

(1) The number of teachers, by credential type, who have received training offered pursuant to this article.

(2) The number of instructional aides and paraprofessionals who directly assist with classroom instruction in mathematics or reading who have received training offered pursuant to this article.

(3) The entities that have received funds for the purpose of offering training pursuant to this article, and the number of teachers, instructional aides, and paraprofessionals who directly assist with classroom instruction in mathematics or reading, respectively, that each has trained.

(4) Information detailing the effectiveness of the program established pursuant to this article. This information shall, at a minimum, incorporate survey data concerning program effectiveness and preprogram and postprogram pupil achievement that has been gathered from program participants and school principals.

(5) To the extent that information is available, information detailing, by credential type, the retention rate of teachers who participated in training offered pursuant to this article. The information shall, at a minimum, incorporate sample data concerning teachers who are no longer in the profession.

(6) To the extent that information is available, information detailing the retention rate of instructional aides and paraprofessionals who directly assist with classroom instruction in mathematics, reading, science, or social science who participated in training offered pursuant to this article. The information shall, at a minimum, incorporate sample data concerning aides who are no longer in the profession, as well as aides who have obtained a teaching credential subsequent to the training.

(b) By December 31, 2012, the department shall submit, subject to review and approval by the state board, a report to the Legislature regarding the program established pursuant to this article. The report shall, at a minimum, detail the following:

(1) The number of teachers, by credential type, who received training offered pursuant to this article.

(2) The number of instructional aides and paraprofessionals who directly assist with classroom instruction in mathematics or reading who received training offered pursuant to this article.

(3) The entities that received funds for the purpose of offering training pursuant to this article and the number of teachers, instructional aides, paraprofessionals who directly assist with classroom instruction in mathematics or reading, respectively, that each has trained.

(4) Information detailing the effectiveness of the program established pursuant to this article. This information shall, at a minimum, incorporate survey data concerning program effectiveness and preprogram and postprogram pupil achievement that has been gathered from program participants and school principals.

(5) To the extent that information is available, information detailing, by credential type, the retention rate of teachers who participated in training offered pursuant to this article. The information shall, at a minimum, incorporate sample data concerning teachers who are no longer in the profession.

(6) To the extent that information is available, information detailing the retention rate of instructional aides and paraprofessionals who directly assist with classroom instruction in mathematics or reading who participated in training offered pursuant to this article. The information shall, at a minimum, incorporate sample data concerning aides who are no longer in the profession, as well as aides who have obtained a teacher credential subsequent to training.

(Amended by Stats. 2006, Ch. 524, Sec. 9.)