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The Accountability Model for 2012-13 Teachers at Green Hope High School in Wake county must be proud! Alex Bambridge, a Sophomore at Green Hope received the Bronze award for his Microsoft skills in the International Completion in China this summer. Third in the world! Kudos to the following schools recognized for improvement under the USDOE SIG program:

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The State Board of Education approved the implementation of the new accountability model for 2012-13. 

For grades 3-8, the model includes student performance on end-of-grade assessments in English language arts and mathematics at grades 3-8 and in science at grades 5 and 8.

For high schools, the components include: (1) Algebra I/Integrated Mathematics I, English II, and Biology end-of-course assessment results, (2) ACT results from a statewide administration of 11th grade students, (3) 4-year and 5-year graduation rates, (4) successful completion of Algebra II/Integrated Mathematics III, (5) WorkKeys results from an administration to Career and Technical Education Level II completers, and (6) as an option, implementation of a graduation project.

Woodhill Elementary in Gaston County

Data will be collected in somewhat of a different format than under the for-

West Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte

year status, growth, and progress (targets over time). The federal Annual

mer ABCs of Education. This accountability model will report the current

Measureable Objective targets for English language arts and mathematics will be included in the progress report.

Currently there are 15,870 students enrolled in a NC Virtual Public School.

North Carolina is also in the midst of changes to the educator evaluation system. Over the last few weeks members have contacted NCAE with questions and concerns. Please use this link http://goo.gl/hz9Ii to provide you with a document to help clarify some of the issues surrounding Standard VI for teachers and Standard VIII for administrators in conjunction to Measure of Student Learning.

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The State Board of Education also... The Institute for the Development of Young 1. The SBE has removed the following Leaders Supplemental Services Providers based The North Carolina Leadership Academy on the following providers not mainUwharrie Charter Academy taining a minimum rating of 75 percent Willow Oak Montessori for two consecutive years. District 4 Z.E.C.A School of Arts and Technology Huntington Learning Center, District 5  The schools in bold are private schools – Empowering Youth through Educaconverting to a charter school. tion and Project IMPACT, District 6 – New Point Learning Center and All Dis3. Approved the innovative high school tricts, The Potter’s Village. program for Hickory City Schools. The 2. The following charter schools received approval for the cooperative innovative approval to open in the 2013-14 school high school will provide eleventh and year. These charter schools will protwelfth grade students with opportunivide the SBE monthly updates between ties in traditional CCP pathways as well now and March 2013; where they will as other disciplines offered by Catawba be given final approval. Valley Community College. 4. Began discussion on the Biennial budgAristotle Preparatory Academy et cycle for 2013-15. The SBE must Cabarrus Charter Academy Cameron Creek Charter have their budget for both continuaCharlotte Choice Charter tion and expansion items to the Office Douglass Academy of State Budget Management by NoFalls Lake Academy vember. *Flemington Academy 5. Received an update on the Summer Howard & Lillian Lee Scholars Institutes trainings that provided supInvest Collegiate port to 2,083 educators. The institutes Island Montessori Charter were to assist in ongoing professional Langtree Charter Academy development for implementation of Longleaf School of the Arts the common core standards in English Oxford Preparatory High School Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy and math. The educator teams who Pinnacle Classical Academy attended these sessions are to assist in * Southeastern Academy training their peers. STEM Education for a Global Society Academy 6. Received an update on Digital Literacy (SEGS) and Designing a Path Forward. The *Student First Academy2 report centered around how to support Summerfield Charter Academy and/or enhance digital literacies for The Expedition School both students and teachers. Check out newlit.org for ideas.

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September 2012 NCAE State Board Review