2007

Accountability Manual

 

Texas Education Agency

Department of Assessment, Accountability, and Data Quality
Division of Performance Reporting

May 2007

Errata: Some minor corrections to the Accountability Manual are described here.

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Overview of System:

Table 6: Requirements for Each Rating Category (166 KB)

Table 7: Overview of 2007 System Components (156 KB)


Manual:

2007 Accountability Manual (11 MB) posted 5/31/07

Covers (127 KB) posted 5/31/07

Table of Contents pages i - vii (173 KB) posted 5/31/07

Introduction pages 1 - 4 (113 KB) posted 5/16/07

Part 1 - Standard Procedures

Chapter 1 - Overview pages 7 - 10 (214 KB) posted 5/16/07

Chapter 2 - The Basics: Base Indicators pages 11 - 22 (273 KB) posted 5/16/07

Chapter 3 - The Basics: Additional Features pages 23 - 32 (255 KB) posted 5/16/07

Chapter 4 - The Basics: Determining a Rating pages 33 - 44 (1.2 MB) posted 5/16/07

Chapter 5 - Gold Performance Acknowledgments pages 45 - 62 (321 KB) posted 5/16/07

Chapter 6 - Special Issues and Circumstances pages 63 - 68 (191 KB) posted 5/16/07

Part 2 - Alternative Education Accountability (AEA) Procedures

Chapter 7 - Overview of AEA pages 71 - 74 (41 KB) posted 5/16/07

Chapter 8 - AEA Registration Criteria and Requirements pages 75 - 78 (46 KB) posted 5/16/07

Chapter 9 - Attribution of AEC Data pages 79 - 80 (23 KB) posted 5/16/07

Chapter 10 - AEA Base Indicators pages 81 - 90 (210 KB) posted 5/16/07

Chapter 11 - Additional Features of AEA pages 91 - 96 (122 KB) posted 5/16/07

Chapter 12 - AEA Ratings pages 97 - 108 (203 KB) posted 5/16/07

Chapter 13 - AEA Glossary and Index pages 109 - 112 (35 KB) posted 5/16/07

Part 3 - Items Common to Standard and AEA Procedures

Chapter 14 - Appealing the Ratings pages 115 - 122 (173 KB) posted 5/16/07

Chapter 15 - Responsibilities and Consequences pages 123 - 130 (179 KB) posted 5/16/07

Chapter 16 - Accountability Standards for 2008 pages 131 - 132 (164 KB) posted 5/16/07

Chapter 17 - Preview of 2008 and Beyond pages 133 - 144 (160 KB) posted 5/24/07

Chapter 18 - Calendar pages 145 - 148 (160 KB) posted 5/21/07

Appendices

A. Commissioner of Education Rule pages 151 - 152 (81 KB) posted 5/24/06

B. TEC pages 153 - 154 (85 KB) posted 5/24/07

C. Comparison of State and Federal Systems pages 155 - 160 (327 KB) posted 5/24/07

D. Data Sources pages 161 - 174 (312 KB) posted 5/24/07

E. Texas Growth Index pages 175 - 180 (226 KB) posted 5/24/07

F. Campus Comparison Group pages 181 - 182 (101 KB) posted 5/24/07

G. Contacts pages 183 - 186 (154 KB) posted 5/24/07

H. Acknowledgments pages 187 - 190 (114 KB) posted 5/24/07

I. NCES Dropout Definition pages 191 - 194 (200 KB) posted 5/31/07


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