703 KAR 5:230. Next Generation Instructional Programs and Support

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/703/005/230.htm
Published: 2015

      703 KAR 5:230. Next Generation

Instructional Programs and Support.

 

      RELATES

TO: KRS 158.6451, 158.6453, 158.6455

      STATUTORY

AUTHORITY: KRS 158.6453, 158.6455

      NECESSITY,

FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 158.6453 requires the Kentucky Board of Education

to create and implement a balanced statewide assessment program that measures

the achievement of students, schools and districts, complies with the federal

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, 20 U.S.C. secs. 6301 et seq., or its

successor and ensures accountability. This administrative regulation

establishes the program review requirements for district and school

accountability.

 

      Section

1. Definitions.

(1) "Demonstrator" means a statement that illustrates what is happening

in a school.

      (2)

"Field tested" means that districts use the program review tools in

their schools for the purpose of establishing reliability and validity.

      (3)

"Next-generation instructional program and support" means the

component of the accountability model that contains program reviews in arts and

humanities, practical living skills and career studies, writing, K-3, and world

language.

      (4)

"Standards" means the four (4) program review standards of curriculum

and instruction, formative and summative assessment, professional development

and support services, and administrative leadership support and monitoring.

 

      Section

2. Next-Generation

Instructional Programs and Support. Data from program reviews administered as

required in KRS 158.6451 and 158.6453 shall be included in the next-generation instructional

programs and support component.

 

      Section

3. Field Testing and Public Reporting of Raw Scores. (1) Program reviews shall

be field tested for the purpose of establishing validity and reliability and

the results publically reported before inclusion in the accountability model.

      (2)

Beginning in the 2011-2012 academic year, field testing and public reporting shall

be conducted in the following program review areas:

      (a)

Arts and humanities;

      (b)

Practical living skills and career studies; and

      (c)

Writing.

      (3)

In the 2012-2013 academic year, field testing and public reporting shall be

conducted in the area of kindergarten through 3rd grade program

evaluation.

      (4)

In the 2014-2015 academic year, field testing and public reporting shall be conducted

in the area of world language.

 

      Section

4. Accountability. (1) After program reviews have been field tested to

determine reliability and validity, program review scores shall be included in

the accountability model.

      (a)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 academic year, the following program reviews shall

be included in accountability:

      1.

Arts and humanities;

      2.

Practical living skills and career studies; and

      3.

Writing.

      (b)

Beginning in the 2013-2014 academic year, the following program reviews shall be

included in accountability:

      1.

Kindergarten through 3rd grade program evaluation; and

      2.

The areas identified in paragraph (a) of this subsection.

      (c)

Beginning in the 2015-2016 academic year, the following program reviews shall

be included in accountability:

      1.

World language; and

      2.

The areas identified in paragraph (b) of this subsection.

      (2)

Performance on program reviews shall be reported in next generation instructional

programs and support as follows:

      (a)

Elementary, middle and high schools shall receive points at the demonstrator

level within each of the four (4) standards of the program review;

      (b)

Each elementary, middle, and high school’s points earned for each demonstrator shall

be added together to achieve a total number of points for each standard;

      (c)

Each elementary, middle, and high school’s points earned for each standard

resulting from adding all points earned across demonstrators shall be added

together to achieve an overall raw score for each program review; and

      (d)

A school’s points shall be multiplied by the appropriate weight to determine

program classification, in accordance with Section 5(1) of this administrative

regulation.

 

      Section

5. Weights. (1) The total number of points earned for each program review shall

be weighted in the following manner:

      Beginning

with the 2012-2013 academic year:



Grade Range





Arts/

Humanities





Practical Living





Writing





Year 1 Total







Elementary





33.3





33.3





33.3





100







Middle





33.3





33.3





33.3





100







High





33.3





33.3





33.3





100





 

      Beginning

with the 2013-2014 academic year:



Grade Range





Arts/

Humanities





Practical Living





Writing





K-3





Year 2 and

beyond Total







Elementary





25





25





25





25





100







Middle





33 1/3





33 1/3





33 1/3





NA





100







High





33 1/3





33 1/3





33 1/3





NA





100





 

Beginning

with the 2015-2016 academic year:



Grade Range





Arts/

Humanities





Practical Living





Writing





K-3





World Language





Year 2 and beyond Total







Elementary





20





20





20





20





20





100







Middle





25





25





25





NA





25





100







High





25





25





25





NA





25





100





 

      (2)

If data cannot be calculated for any program review, the weights shall be

redistributed proportionally.

 

      Section

6. Classification of Schools. (1) The appropriate weights, in accordance with

Section 5(1) of this administrative regulation, shall be applied to the

school’s raw score calculated to determine the school’s classification in the instructional

programs and support component of the accountability model as established in

accordance with 703 KAR 5:200, Section 2(2).

      (2)

In

accordance with KRS 158.6455, the Kentucky Board of Education shall amend this

administrative regulation or promulgate a new administrative regulation to

determine the placement of schools and districts into one (1) of three (3)

classifications and the establishment of goals using a standard-setting process

utilizing results from the first operational administration of new assessments

in 2011-2012. The process shall:

      (a)

Be advised by the National Technical Advisory Panel on Assessment and

Accountability; School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council; and

the Office of Education Accountability;

      (b)

Use accepted technical procedures and involve Kentucky school and district

administrators and teachers; and

      (c)

Be reviewed by the Kentucky Board of Education. Following its review, the

Kentucky Board of Education shall approve the final cut scores and goals that

determine placement in one (1) of the three (3) classifications by

administrative regulation.

      (3)

The final cut scores established for next-generation instructional programs and

support shall classify schools and districts into one (1) of three (3)

classifications:

      (a)

Distinguished;

      (b)

Proficient; and

      (c)

Needs improvement. (38 Ky.R. 711; 1332; eff. 2-3-2012.)
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