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Title 4 . Education and Early Development
Chapter 6 . (Repealed)
Section 885. School and district recognition

4 AAC 06.885. School and district recognition

(a) The department will recognize a school with 20 or more students as a distinguished performance school if for two consecutive school years the school

(1) is in the top 10 percent of all schools in the state for the percentage of students who meet or exceed the annual measurable objectives described in 4 AAC 06.815 for both mathematics and language arts; and

(2) demonstrates adequate yearly progress under 4 AAC 06.805.

(b) The department will recognize a school with fewer than 20 students as a distinguished performance school if, using cumulative data for the number of consecutive school years needed to accumulate at least 20 different test records, the school

(1) is in the top 10 percent of all schools in the state for the percentage of students who meet or exceed the annual measurable objectives described in 4 AAC 06.815 for both mathematics and language arts; and

(2) demonstrates adequate yearly progress under 4 AAC 06.805.

(c) The department will recognize a school with 20 or more students as a distinguished improvement school if the

(1) percentage of students in the school who meet or exceed the annual measurable objectives described in 4 AAC 06.815 for both mathematics and language arts increases by at least six percent from the previous school year; and

(2) school demonstrates adequate yearly progress under 4 AAC 06.805.

(d) The department will recognize a school with fewer than 20 students as a distinguished improvement school if, using cumulative data for the number of consecutive school years needed to accumulate at least 20 different test records, the

(1) percentage of students in the school who meet or exceed the annual measurable objectives described in 4 AAC 06.815 for both mathematics and language arts increases by at least six percent from the previous school year; and

(2) school demonstrates adequate yearly progress under 4 AAC 06.805.

(e) The department will recognize a school as a distinguished subgroup improvement school if the

(1) percentage of students in at least one of the two lowest performing subgroups in the school who meet or exceed the annual measurable objectives described in 4 AAC 06.815 for both mathematics and language arts increases by at least six percent from the previous school year;

(2) subgroup described in (1) of this subsection consists of 20 or more students;

(3) percentage of students in the school who meet or exceed the annual measurable objectives described in 4 AAC 06.815 for both mathematics and language arts does not decrease by more than two percent from the previous school year; and

(4) school demonstrates adequate yearly progress under 4 AAC 06.805.

(f) The department will recognize a school that does not meet the requirements of (e)(2) of this section as a distinguished subgroup improvement school if the school meets the other requirements of (e) of this section for the number of consecutive school years needed to accumulate at least 20 different test records.

(g) The department will recognize a district as a distinguished school district if

(1) the district demonstrates adequate yearly progress under 4 AAC 06.805 and 50 percent or more of the schools in the district are recognized as distinguished under this section; or

(2) the district demonstrates adequate yearly progress under 4 AAC 06.805 for all three grade spans 3 - 5, 6 - 8, and 9 - 10 in both mathematics and language arts.

History: Eff. 7/9/2005, Register 175

Authority: AS 14.03.123

AS 14.07.020

AS 14.07.060

AS 14.50.080


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