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ACHIEVING EQUITY IN TEACHER DISTRIBUTION

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A State must collect and publicly report data and other information on the extent to which students in high- and low-poverty schools in the State have access to highly qualified teachers; steps the State is currently taking to ensure that students from low-income families and minority students are not taught at higher rates than other students by inexperienced, unqualified, or out-of-field teachers; on how teacher and principal performance is evaluated; and the distribution of performance evaluation ratings or levels among teachers and principals.


TOPIC SFSF INDICATOR OR DESCRIPTOR RESPONSE / STATUS
Highly Qualified Teachers Indicator (a)(1). Confirm, for the State, the number and percentage (including numerator and denominator) of core academic courses taught, in the highest-poverty and lowest-poverty schools, by teachers who are highly qualified consistent with section 9101(23) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA). No, data listed on the US Dept of Ed's website is incorrect.

Highly Qualified Teachers in High and Low Poverty Schools.

(pdf, 38kb)
LAST UPDATED: AUGUST 31, 2012

NC Teacher Equity Plan Indicator (a)(2). Confirm whether the State's Teacher Equity Plan (as part of the State's Highly Qualified Teacher Plan) fully reflects the steps the State is currently taking to ensure that students from low-income families and minority students are not taught at higher rates than other students by inexperienced, unqualified, or out-of-field teachers (as required in section 1111(b)(8)(C) of the ESEA). No, the 2006 NC Teacher Equity Plan does not fully reflect the steps the State is taking to ensure that students from low-income and minority students are not taught at higher rates than other students by inexperienced, unqualified, or out-of-field teachers.

The updated Teacher Equity Report fully reflects the State's work.

(pdf, 536kb)
LAST UPDATED: AUGUST 31, 2012

NC’s plan for updating the Teacher Equity plan on an annual basis.

(pdf, 63kb)
LAST UPDATED: AUGUST 31, 2012

Teacher Evaluation System

Descriptor (a)(1). Describe, for each local educational agency (LEA) in the State, the systems used to evaluate the performance of teachers and the use of results from those systems in decisions regarding teacher development, compensation, promotion, retention, and removal.

North Carolina implemented the statewide NC Education Evaluation System during the 2010-2011 school year.

North Carolina Educator Evaluation System (NCEES)

(pdf, 60kb)
LAST UPDATED: JULY 17, 2012

Teacher Evaluation & Student Performance Indicator (a)(3). Indicate, for each LEA in the State, whether the systems used to evaluate the performance of teachers include student achievement outcomes or student growth data as an evaluation criterion.

Yes, the state collects this information.

Beginning in the 2011–2012 school year, the NC Educator Evaluation System was expanded to include a new standard for teachers (Standard 6) that focuses on student growth.

NC's Plan to Incorporate Student Information.

(pdf, 46kb)
LAST UPDATED: JULY 17, 2012

Teacher Evaluation Ratings by LEA Indicator (a)(4). Provide, for each LEA in the State whose teachers receive performance ratings or levels through an evaluation system, the number and percentage (including numerator and denominator) of teachers rated at each performance rating or level.

Yes, the state collects this information.

Each year, the State reports on district-level evaluation results for teachers. The reports are posted at www.ncpublicschools.org/educatoreffect/data/.

NC's Plan to Collect NCEES Performance Data at the LEA Level.

(pdf, 47kb)
LAST UPDATED: JULY 17, 2012

Teacher Evaluation Ratings by School Indicator (a)(5). Indicate, for each LEA in the State whose teachers receive performance ratings or levels through an evaluation system, whether the number and percentage (including numerator and denominator) of teachers rated at each performance rating or level are publicly reported for each school in the LEA.

Yes, the state collects this information.

Each year, the State reports on school-level evaluation results for teachers. The reports are posted at www.ncpublicschools.org/educatoreffect/data/.

NC's Plan to Collect NCEES Performance Data at the School Level.

(pdf, 47kb)
LAST UPDATED: JULY 17, 2012

Principal Evaluation System Descriptor (a)(2). Describe, for each LEA in the State, the systems used to evaluate the performance of principals and the use of results from those systems in decisions regarding principal development, compensation, promotion, retention, and removal. Since 2008-2009, all NC principals have been evaluated through the statewide evaluation system, the NCEES.

North Carolina Educator Evaluation System (NCEES)

(pdf, 60kb)
LAST UPDATED: JULY 17, 2012

Principal Evaluation and Student Performance Indicator (a)(6). Indicate, for each LEA in the State, whether the systems used to evaluate the performance of principals include student achievement outcomes or student growth data as an evaluation criterion. Yes, the state collects this information.

Beginning in the 2011–2012 school year, the NC Educator Evaluation System was expanded to include a new standard for school administrators (Standard 8) that focuses on student growth.

NC's Plan to Incorporate Student Information.

(pdf, 46kb)
LAST UPDATED: JULY 17, 2012

Principal Evaluation Ratings by LEA Indicator (a)(7). Provide, for each LEA in the State whose principals receive performance ratings or levels through an evaluation system, the number and percentage (including numerator and denominator) of principals rated at each performance rating or level.

Yes, the state collects this information.

Each year, the State reports on district-level evaluation results for school administrators. The reports are posted at www.ncpublicschools.org/educatoreffect/data/.

NC's Plan to Collect NCEES Performance Data at the LEA Level.

(pdf, 47kb)
LAST UPDATED: JULY 17, 2012

 
 
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