AN ACT TO MODIFY THE WEIGHTING OF THE SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT SCORE AND THE SCHOOL GROWTH SCORE IN THE CALCULATION OF SCHOOL PERFORMANCE SCORES AND GRADES.
Identical to H 313, filed 3/7/19.
Amends GS 115C-83.15(d) to increase the weight of the school growth score in calculating the total school performance scores that are used to determine school performance grades. Establishes the school growth score and the school achievement score each account for 50% of the total school performance score (currently, the school achievement score accounts for 80% and the school growth score accounts for 20%).
Applies beginning with the 2019-20 school year.