Federally Reported SFSF Data
December 17, 2010 – Phase II State Fiscal Stabilization Funds awarded. See Superintendent’s Memo #314-10.
In applying for funding under the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) program, Virginia (as the grantee) assured USED of compliance with all of the requirements for accountability, transparency and reporting as required under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). To assure compliance with applicable federal requirements and report on the status of performance goals, data or information related to the following assurance indicators and descriptors is available.
Information on the extent to which students in high-poverty and low-poverty schools have access to highly qualified teachers; on steps currently being taken to ensure that students from low-income families and minority students are not taught at higher rates than other students by inexperienced, unqualified or out-of-field teachers; on how teacher and principal performance is evaluated; and the distribution of performance evaluation ratings or levels among teachers and principals (includes seven indicators and two descriptors).
Information on the elements of the longitudinal data system, on whether teachers receive data on student growth in a manner that is timely and informs instructional programs and on whether teachers receive reports of individual teacher impact on student achievement (includes three indicators and 9 elements).
Information on whether students with disabilities and limited English proficient students are included in Virginia assessments; whether information is available regarding student academic performance in the Virginia compared to the academic performance of students in other states; and the extent to which students graduate from high school in four years with a regular high school diploma and continue on to pursue a college education (includes 12 indicators).
Information on the progress of certain groups of schools on Virginia assessments in reading/language arts and mathematics; on the extent to which reforms to improve student academic achievement are implemented in the persistently lowest-achieving schools; and on the extent to which charter schools are operating in Virginia (includes 12 indicators and one descriptor).