HB 7 Independent analysis of school performance.
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Summary as introduced:
Independent analysis of school performance. Directs the Board of Education, to supplement and enhance the accreditation process, to contract with a person, organization, or corporation with expertise in school evaluation for the purpose of conducting an annual independent analysis and evaluation of school performance for each public school division in the Commonwealth. The contract for services shall provide for, among other things, (i) the use of performance variables that shall include various academic, financial, and demographic indicators; (ii) comparative benchmarks among school divisions; (iii) annual reporting to each school division of its performance and areas requiring improvement; (iv) identification of performance trends over time and best practices; and (v) recommendations for technical assistance, remediation, intervention, and other measures to improve school performance.

Full text:
01/09/02  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 11/10/01 021065896  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/09/02  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 11/10/01 021065896
01/09/02  House: Referred to Committee on Education
01/30/02  House: Continued to 2003 in Education (22-Y 0-N)