ACADEMIC SERVICES AND INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT

Rebecca Garland, Ed
2013 unpublished
ASW Pilot, the NCDPI specified the following time parameters for AP/IB, Arts Education, Healthful Living and World Languages courses: o High school semester or year-long courses that earn a credit. o Elementary or Middle school year-long courses where each student receives at least 90 minutes of instruction per week. o Elementary or Middle school semester-long courses where each student receives at least 180 minutes of instruction per week. In the READY meetings, the Superintendents expressed
more » ... endents expressed concern that the artifact collection process associated with ASW might create an unreasonable burden on teachers whose teaching responsibilities involve large numbers of students and limited instructional time with those students per week. The Department understands that the ability of teachers to focus on individual student growth in such situations is limited. The Department did not want to impose a system of measuring student growth that could potentially disadvantage some teachers and, therefore, is only requiring the ASW process for teachers who meet the above specified criteria.
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