As a committee of the State Board of Education, these members are responsible for developing recommendations for a plan to intervene and improve persistently poor performing schools and districts. The recommendations are due Aug. 31, 2013, per H.B. 555, Section 4, to the Ohio General Assembly.
Definition: Persistently Poor Performing are one of the following:
- Priority schools and focus schools as defined by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act waiver issued by the United States Department of Education under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001;
- Schools and school districts that have been in school improvement status as defined by the United States Department of Education for four of the five most recent school years;
- Schools and school districts whose performance index score places them in the bottom five per cent of schools statewide for three of the five most recent school years; or
- Schools and school districts that have a value-added progress dimension grade of "F" for three of the five most recent school years under section 3302.03 of the Revised Code, as amended by H.B. 555, or the equivalent measure.
List: Persistently Poor Performing Schools/LEAs here.
Contact: John Richard, senior executive director, Center for Accountability and Continuous Improvement at email@example.com.
Committee members are Angela Thi Bennett (chair), Michael Collins (vice chair), Deborah Cain, Jeffrey Mims and Mary Rose Oakar.