5. The District/School establishes an assessment system that provides data for instructional planning and program evaluation. 

a. Individual student data are used to inform and design instruction for
students with IEPs to progress toward grade-level standards.

b. Rate of improvement data are used to project annual goals that will
decrease the achievement gap. 

c. Data from multiple sources are used to disaggregate and analyze outcomes
for students with IEPs to improve school-wide programs and

d. Data are presented in visual displays to support evaluation of student
learning goals.

e. Data are used to determine the effectiveness of the instruction provided
for all students and all student groups.

f. Teachers are trained to administer, score, and interpret assessment
measures they administer.

g. Valid, reliable, efficient, and meaningful assessments are selected for
specific purposes including screening, diagnostics, progress monitoring,
and measuring outcomes.

h. Curriculum-based assessments (both formative and summative) are used
to monitor student progress.

i. Teachers use formative assessments aligned with the objectives of the
lesson to inform instruction and monitor student progress.

j. The assessment system includes academic, behavior, and social-emotional
data sources that address the following purposes:

  • Identify students at risk
  • Determine why a student is a risk
  • Monitor student progress
  • Inform academic and social-emotional instructional planning
  • Determine the attainment of goals

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Assessment System Tool