Arkansas Department of Education Understanding the Graduation Rate Indicator in the Arkansas ESSA Plan Webinar

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Memo Number
COM-18-058
Memo Date
2/5/2018
Memo Type
Informational
Section
Public School Accountability
Regulatory Authority
Response Required
NO
Attention
Federal Programs; Superintendents; Principals; Technology Coordinator; Test Coordinator; General Business Manager; Teachers; Gifted & Talented Coordinator; Curriculum Coordinator; School Counselor; Techstart Coordinator or Contact Name

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All schools are invited to participate in a webinar at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 1, 2018, to learn more about the adjusted cohort graduation rate indicator in the Arkansas ESSA Plan.  Dr. Denise Airola will present information about the 4-year and 5-year adjusted cohort graduation rate indicator in the ESSA School Index and how to read school reports.  Questions may be submitted during the webinar or by posting questions to https://goo.gl/forms/tuPJGntUClJ00mNj1.  Questions from the webinar will be developed into a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document that will be posted on the Arkansas Department of Education’s ESSA webpage.  Additional webinars will be scheduled in the future to discuss more details about accountability.  

 

Prior to the webinar on March 1, 2018, participants should review the draft school reports and the draft business rules for calculating the ESSA School Index.

 

Draft school reports containing information used in the ESSA School Index can be accessed at the ADE Accountability Reports Center (Triand login required) https://adedata.arkansas.gov/arc. The 2017 DRAFT Business Rules for Calculating the ESSA School Index Scores (PDF) is available on the ADE website at http://www.arkansased.gov/divisions/public-school-accountability/every-student-succeeds-act-essa/informational-documents.


Pre-registration for the webinar is not required.  Instructions for attending the webinar are listed below.

 

When: March 1, 2018 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Understanding the adjusted cohort graduation rate indicator in the Arkansas ESSA Plan 

 

Please click the link below to join the webinar: 

https://zoom.us/j/851646427

 

Or Telephone:

    Dial:  +1 669 900 6833 

    Webinar ID: 851 646 427

   
This webinar will be recorded and all presentation materials will be posted on the ADE website at
http://www.arkansased.gov/divisions/public-school-accountability/every-student-succeeds-act-essa/informational-documents.

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