2013 Accountability Manual

Note: In response to public comments made during the adoption of parts of the manual as Commissioner Rule, changes were made to the manual. Chapters with changes due to public comment or technical corrections are noted below as reposted 7/24/13.

All chapters (including Chapter 10 and Appendix K) of the 2013 Accountability Manual are now available as PDF downloads. To download the manual, you will need Acrobat Reader software.


2013 Accountability Manual – All chapters, all appendices posted 2/21/14

By Chapter:

Chapter 1 – Introduction posted 7/26/13

Chapter 2 – Accountability System Overview posted 7/26/13

Chapter 3 – Accountability Ratings Criteria and Targets posted 5/24/13; reposted page 12 on 7/24/13

Chapter 4 – Performance Index Construction posted 5/24/13

Chapter 5 – Performance Index Indicators posted 5/24/13; reposted page 25 on 7/24/13

Chapter 6 –Distinction Designations posted 5/24/13

Chapter 7 – Other Accountability System Processes posted 5/24/13; reposted pages 50 & 55 on 7/24/13

Chapter 8 – Appealing the Ratings posted 5/24/13

Chapter 9 – Responsibilities and Consequences posted 5/24/13

Chapter 10 – Federal Accountability posted 2/13/14

Chapter 11 – TEA Secure Environment (TEASE) Accountability posted 7/26/13

Chapter 12 – Calendar posted 7/26/13

Chapter 13 – Preview posted 7/26/13

Appendices:

Appendix A – Acknowledgments posted 7/26/13

Appendix B – ESC Contacts posted 7/26/13

Appendix C – Statutory Requirements posted 7/26/13

Appendix D – Definition of Terms posted 7/26/13

Appendix E – Sample Accountability Table and Index Calculation posted 7/26/13

Appendix F – Inclusion or Exclusion of Performance Data posted 7/26/13

Appendix G – Campus Comparison Group posted 7/26/13

Appendix H – Student Growth Measures posted 7/26/13

Appendix I – Data Sources posted 7/26/13

Appendix J – 2013 Index 2 Targets posted 7/26/13

Appendix K – System Safeguards and Federal Accountability Requirements posted 2/13/14

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