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Curriculum Council Agenda – Feb 7, 2013

We are looking forward to seeing everyone at the February 7th Curriculum Council meeting beginning at 9:00 am. Our agenda this month includes: -Legal Update -Curriculum Update – New Math TEKS Preview -Graduation Planner -STAAR 3-8 -Texans Advocating for Meaningful Student Assessment (TAMSA) Materials will be posted at http://www4.esc13.net/cc/meetings/, please note that two of the […]

Curriculum Council – November 1, 2012 Follow Up

Thanks to all who were able to join us at Region 13, or through our distance connection, for Curriculum Council. There were a couple of requests for follow up items and links requested by the group:   Rebecca McCoy, Georgetown ISD, shared information from the 2013 Accountability Rating System Development, specifically the Accountability Technical Advisory […]

Score conversions for STAAR EOC 15% Requirement

A decision that school districts are facing is determining the process to convert scores from STAAR End of Course assessments in order to apply the 15% requirement for course grades. If you have a sample you are willing to share please either respond to this posting or e-mail Jennifer Drumm and we will compile samples for the Curriculum Council meeting […]

Academic Achievement Record

On May 25th the Texas Education Agency Posted information regarding the Academic Achievement Record for students: “Each school district must report the academic achievement record of students who have completed a minimum, recommended or advanced (distinguished) high school program on transcript forms adopted by the State Board of Education. The words “academic achievement record” and […]

TEA Curriculum and Graduation Update TETN

The Curriculum Division at TEA will host two identical TETN Curriculum Updates as follows:  May 1st: 1pm-  4pm, event #14033, alias 4851 May 4th: 9am-12pm, event #14032, alias 4851  Topics include updates to the graduation requirements and answers to curriculum frequently asked questions. Please contact Sandra Dorn if you have questions regarding graduation requirements. (sandra.dorn@esc13.txed.net)

Honor Graduate Certificate

The Texas Education Agency posted a letter “To the Administrator Addressed” on April 17th regarding Honor Graduate Certificates. An exerpt from this letter is presented below: “This Certificate shall be presented to the highest ranking graduate in the senior class. Under no circumstances should a student ranked lower than “highest” be awarded this honor. The […]

Proposed Revisions to the Graduation Requirements

From the Texas Education Agency: Proposed Revisions to the Graduation Requirements The proposed revisions to the graduation requirements and required curriculum have been posted to the Texas Register, and are now available for public comment. Following the official public comment period, the SBOE will take action in January 2012 to approve these changes. Proposed Amendments […]

Honor Graduate Certificate

New TEA Correspondence has been posted: Honor Graduate Certificate Date: 04/15/2011 From: College and Career Readiness http://www.tea.state.tx.us/taa  This is standard information on the Honor Graduate Certificate issued to the “highest ranking graduate” of your high school. Whether you are new to this or very familiar with this process, it is always good to review the letter […]

Dual Credit Information – Updated FAQ

TEA has posted to their website an updated FAQ for dual credit.   This update includes information regarding Texas Virtual School Network and Early College High School and what districts can utilize with these two venues for learning.  The update discusses all aspects of dual credit in a new and more in-depth manner.  The website answers […]

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