School leaders, here is some prep work you need to do in order to have some strategic, purposeful conversations with individual staff members prior to the school year getting away from us.
Make a list of the students who failed last year’s content specific state accountability tests and/or the district’s end of the year test.
Then look to see what those students received as a semester grade. Every student that received a semester grade higher than a 75, make a note of the teacher.
Then meet with the teacher that has students pass his class with a grade higher than a 75 but fail the state accountability test and/or the district end of course test. The topic of the meeting… The alignment of state / district expectations and the teacher’s expectation. AND why the state and district expectations are the standard and teacher’s expectations must be adjusted in this case.
Think. Work. Achieve.
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