2005

Accountability Manual

 

 

Texas Education Agency

Department of Accountability and Data Quality

June 2005

The entire manual or individual chapters can be viewed by using the table of contents on the left side, or by downloading PDFs from the list below. To download the Manual, you will need Acrobat Reader software.

Overview of System:

Table 6: Requirements for Each Rating Category (229 KB)

Table 7: Overview of 2005 System Components (170 KB)


2005 Accountability Manual (12 MB) posted 6/30/05; reposted 7/1/05

TABLE OF CONTENTS (56 KB) posted 6/30/05

Introduction pages 1 - 4 (52 KB) posted 6/6/05

Part 1 - Standard Procedures

Chapter 1 - Overview pages 7 - 10 (72 KB) posted 6/6/05

Chapter 2 - The Basics: Base Indicators pages 11 - 22 (116 KB) posted 6/6/05

Chapter 3 - The Basics: Additional Features pages 23 - 32 (144 KB) posted 6/6/05

Chapter 4 - The Basics: Determining a Rating pages 33 - 44 (4.8 MB) posted 6/6/05

Chapter 4 may be too large for some internet systems to download. To avoid size issues, you may download the chapter in multiple sections: pages 33-35, page 36, page 37, page 38, page 39, page 40, pages 41-44.

Chapter 5 - Gold Performance Acknowledgments pages 45 - 60 (164 KB) posted 6/6/05; reposted 6/30/05

Minor edits were made to the Comparable Improvement (Reading/ELA and Mathematics) text on pages 55 and 56. The edits pertain to the calculation of the Texas Growth Index for students who retest in grades 3 or 5. See the edited text (MSWord document).

Chapter 6 - Special Issues and Circumstances pages 61 - 68 (236 KB) posted 6/6/05

Chapter 7 - Preview of 2006 and Beyond pages 69 - 74 (200 KB) posted 6/6/05

Part 2 - Alternative Education Accountability (AEA) Procedures

Chapter 8 - Overview of Alternative Education Accountability (AEA) pages 77-80 (48 KB) posted 6/6/05

Chapter 9 - AEA Registration Criteria and Requirements pages 81-84 (47 KB) posted 6/6/05

Chapter 10 - Attribution of AEC Data pages 85-86 (34 KB) posted 6/6/05

Chapter 11 - AEA Base Indicators pages 87-96 (140 KB) posted 6/6/05

Chapter 12 - Additional Features of AEA pages 97-102 (133 KB) posted 6/6/05

Chapter 13 - AEA Ratings pages 103-114 (281 KB) posted 6/6/05

Chapter 14 - Preview of 2006 and Beyond pages 115-116 (37 KB) posted 6/6/05

Chapter 15 - Glossary and Index pages 117-120 (37 KB) posted 6/6/05

Part 3 - Items Common to Standard and AEA Procedures

Chapter 16 - Appealing the Ratings pages 123-130 (88 KB) posted 6/16/05

Chapter 17 - Responsibilities and Consequences pages 131-136 (60 KB) posted 6/16/05

Chapter 18 - Calendar pages 137-140 (100 KB) posted 6/16/05

Appendices

Appendix A - Texas Administrative Code pages 143-144 ( KB) posted 6/30/05

Appendix B - Texas Education Code pages 145-146 (36 KB) posted 6/30/05

Appendix C - Comparison of State and Federal Systems pages 147-152 (408 KB) posted 6/30/05

Appendix D - Data Sources pages 153-166 (184 KB) posted 6/30/05

Appendix E - Texas Growth Index pages 167-172 (96 KB) posted 6/30/05

Appendix F - Campus Comparison Group pages 173-174 (40 KB) posted 6/30/05

Appendix G - Contacts pages 175-178 (84 KB) posted 6/30/05

Appendix H - Acknowledgments pages 179-184 (56 KB) posted 6/30/05


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