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Castro Valley USD |  BP  0500  Philosophy, Goals, Objectives and Comprehensive Plans

Accountability   

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The Board recognizes its responsibility to ensure accountability to the public for the performance of district schools. The Board shall regularly review the effectiveness of the district's programs, personnel, and fiscal operations, with a focus on the district's effectiveness in improving student achievement. The Board shall establish systems and processes to monitor results and to evaluate the district's progress toward accomplishing the district's vision and goals.

(cf. 0000 - Vision)

(cf. 0200 - Goals for the School District)

(cf. 2140 - Evaluation of the Superintendent)

(cf. 3460 - Financial Accountability and Reports)

(cf. 4115 - Evaluation/Supervision)

(cf. 4215 - Evaluation/Supervision)

(cf. 4315 - Evaluation/Supervision)

(cf. 6011 - Academic Standards)

(cf. 6141 - Curriculum Development and Evaluation)

(cf. 6190 - Evaluation of the Instructional Program)

(cf. 9400 - Board Self-Evaluation)

Indicators of district progress in improving student achievement shall include, but not be limited to, the state's accountability system and measures required under the federal accountability system.

Alternative schools serving high-risk student populations, including continuation high schools, opportunity schools, and community day schools, shall be subject to an alternative accountability system established by the Superintendent of Public Instruction. (Education Code 52052)

The district and each district school shall demonstrate comparable improvement in academic achievement, for all numerically significant student subgroups. Numerically significant subgroups include ethnic subgroups, socioeconomically disadvantaged students, English learners, students with disabilities, (and) foster youth, and homeless students, when the subgroup consists of at least 30 students with a valid test score or 15 foster youth OR homeless students. (Education Code 52052)

The Superintendent shall provide regular reports to the Board and the public regarding district and school performance. Opportunities for feedback from students, parents/guardians, staff, and community members shall be made available as part of any review and evaluation of district programs and operations and as part of the development or annual update of the local control and accountability plan (LCAP)

(cf. 0460 - Local Control and Accountability Plan)

(cf. 510 - School Accountability Report Card)

(cf. 1100 - Communication with the Public)

(cf. 1112 - Media Relations)

(cf. 1220 - Citizen Advisory Committees)

(cf. 6020 - Parent Involvement)

Evaluation results may be used as a basis for revising district or school goals, updating the LCAP or other comprehensive plans, identifying and developing strategies to address disparities in achievement among student subgroups, implementing programmatic changes, determining the need for additional support and assistance, awarding incentives or rewards, and establishing other performance based consequences.

(cf. 0400 - Comprehensive Plans)

(cf. 0420 - School Plans/Site Councils)

(cf. 0520.2 - Title I Program Improvement Schools)

(cf. 0520.3 - Title I Program Improvement District

(cf. 0520.4 - Quality Education Investment Schools)

(cf. 4141/4241 - Collective Bargaining Agreement)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

33129 Standards and criteria for fiscal accountability

33407 California Department of Education evaluation of district programs

44665 Evaluation of certificated employees Evaluation of the educational program

52052.1 Academic Performance Index

52055.59 Districts identified or at risk of identification for program improvement

52077 Local control and accountability plan

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

1074 Alternative schools accountability model, assessments

15463 Standards and criteria for fiscal accountability

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

Accountability, adequate yearly progress

Local educational agency plan

School and district improvement

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34

200.20 Adequate yearly progress

200.53 Program improvement

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

California Department of Education, Accountability: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac

U.S. Department of Education: http://www.ed.gov

Policy CASTRO VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: May 12, 2016 Castro Valley, California