The 2009-2010 No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Report Cards are now available
Information on these report cards includes:
- Assessment results for the LEA and campuses in the aggregate and disaggregated by race/ethnicity, gender, disability status, migrant status, English proficiency, and economically disadvantaged showing two-year (2008-2009 and 2009-2010) trend data for each subject and grade tested:
- by performance level,
- with a comparison between annual objectives and actual performance for each student group, and
- including the percentage of each group of students not tested.
- Graduation rates for secondary school students.
- Performance of school district and campuses on adequate yearly progress (AYP) measures.
- Number and names of Title I schools identified as in need of improvement, including the stage of improvement and AYP indicator missed by any schools identified for improvement.
- Professional qualifications of teachers in the LEA and campuses, including the percentage of teachers teaching with emergency or provisional credentials and the percentage of classes in the LEA and campuses that are not taught by highly qualified teachers, including a comparison between high- and low-poverty campuses within the LEA.
These reports are available online at the Texas Education Agency’s NCLB web site.
If you have difficulty accessing the information from the web site, hard copies of the reports are available at the district central office or through the campus principal’s office. If you have questions about the information, please contact Geoff Sanderson at 469.742.4000.
"The Importance of Teachers"
McKinney ISD students pay tribute to their teachers in this video produced in honor of the district's 2011 Teacher of the Year candidates.
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Standard and Poor's States Structural Changes Needed to Fix School Finance, Cause of State's Financial Issues
"In fact, we believe that the primary source of the state's budget imbalance is not slower revenue growth, but rather, built-in budget imbalances that simply become more evident during periods of economic decline or slow revenue growth. Chief among these potential sources of persistent imbalances is education funding. As we have said for the past four years, the school finance reforms that the legislature approved in 2006 created a long-term source of budget pressure for the state, in our opinion."
-Standard and Poor's, Feb. 16, 2011
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