Bill Summaries: S475 (2019-2020 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 2 2019 - View summary

    Requires the State Board of Education, in consultation with the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, to study reporting methods used to meaningfully differentiate schools on the North Carolina annual school report cards, and to make recommendations for improvement to more accurately gauge the effectiveness of each public school.  Requires the study to analyze (1) the reporting of school achievement and school growth separately; (2) the reporting by graph which shows the intersection of growth scores with each of the following: (a) school achievement, (b) local school administrative unit achievement, and (c) State achievement; and (3) including the school achievement and growth scores for the prior two school years in annual graphical reporting.  Mandates the State Board and the Superintendent submit a final report of the results and recommendations to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee by February 15, 2020.