COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 232

November 12, 2004

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Title III Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives for Progress and Proficiency

 

In order to comply with the accountability requirements stipulated in section 3122(b)(1) of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Title III: Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient (LEP) and Immigrant Students, the state must hold school divisions accountable for making annual measurable achievement objectives for progress and proficiency as determined by a valid and reliable assessment of English proficiency. The statewide English language proficiency progress and proficiency results will be reported to the United States Department of Education (USED) as part of the Title III Biennial Report as required in Section 3123(a). USED will report the statewide data to the Committee on Education and the Workforce of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate as required in section 3123(b).

 

The purpose of this memorandum is to notify school divisions that English language proficiency progress and proficiency determinations for school divisions are now available at: https://eb01.vak12ed.edu/ssws.

 

To access the results for your school division, please follow the procedures for accessing the Title III Coordinator report through the single sign-on web system (ssws). Once you have accessed the report, please click on the Report function in the ESL pop-up button on the left navigation bar.

 

If you have questions regarding the report, please contact Tracy Mayo, ESL reports and grants manager, at tmayo@mail.vak12ed.edu or (804)786-9937.

 

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