2:00 PM EST, December 10, 2012
As part of its new school accountability system, the state Department of Education has calculated a “school performance index” or an “SPI” for most schools in the state, based on an average of the students’ scores on the last three years of the Connecticut Mastery or Connecticut Academic Performance tests. The list also includes a “target” performance rate for each school. If the school’s performance is satisfactory, the target says “maintain.” The purpose of the list is to help communities and state officials identify districts where help is needed to improvement student achievement. Read more here.
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