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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020TABDESCRIPTIONACTION1DEVELOPMENTS IN K-12 EDUCATIONInformation Item2PROGRESS UPDATE ON IDAHO’S MASTERYBASED EDUCATION INITIATIVEInformation Item3ADOPTION OF PRAXIS II TESTS, IDAHO CUTSCORES, AND CONTENT ASSESSMENTAction Item4SETTING INTERIM AND LONG-TERMACHIEVEMENT GOALS AND LITERACYTARGETSInformation ItemSDETOC Page 1

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020SUBJECTDevelopments in K-12 EducationBACKGROUND/DISCUSSIONSherri Ybarra, Superintendent of Public Instruction, will share developments in K12 Education with the Board.BOARD ACTIONThis item is for informational purposes only.SDETAB 1 Page 1

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020SUBJECTProgress Update on Idaho’s Mastery-based Education InitiativeREFERENCEOctober 2014May 2015January 11, 2016June 2017August 2017December 2017February 013TaskForcerecommendations, including implementation ofthose regarding mastery-based education inIdaho’s public schools.Board received a presentation from theFoundation for Excellence in Educationregarding mastery-based education andpossible partnership opportunities.Board endorsed the Governors 2016 LegislativeInitiatives, including funding for the masterybased education pilot programsBoard received a brief update from the StateSuperintendent of Public Instruction on themastery-based pilot program.Board received a presentation from the StateDepartment of Education regarding theprogress of the mastery-based educationinitiative.Board received an update from the StateDepartment of Education on the implementationof the mastery-based education initiative.Board acted to support SB 1059 (2018), to liftthe cap and expand the mastery-basededucation initiative and formalize the IdahoMastery Education Network (IMEN).APPLICABLE STATUTE, RULE, OR POLICYSection 33-1632, Idaho CodeBACKGROUND/DISCUSSIONThe Idaho Mastery Education Network (IMEN) has been funded with a 1.4 millionongoing appropriation that provides participant grants totaling 1,050,000. Untilthe legislative approval to lift the cap in 2019, there were 19 districts and charters,consisting of 32 schools participating in the network to chart the course for Idaho’sshift to student progression based on demonstrated mastery, not seat time. Idahonow has 29 districts and seven charters participating in the Idaho MasteryEducation Network. Statewide, 25% of all school districts and 12% of all publiccharter schools participate in IMEN, representing more than 53 schools and nearly15,000 students.IMPACTSDETAB 2 Page 1

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020The Department of Education’s budget currently contains an ongoing GeneralFund line item for mastery-based education of 1.4 million. Of that, 1.05 millionis distributed in grants to participating school districts and public schools. Thegrants range from 3,500- 59,000. Grant funding is used to support meeting costs,professional development, action research and travel. Schools may also use theirfunding for supplies, stipends, substitute teachers and learning managementsystems.For FY2021 the Department has requested an additional 500,000 of ongoingfunding to support the expanded participation in IMEN and meeting the legislativerequirement of developing a scalable/sustainable statewide implementation planfor Idaho Mastery Education. The balance of the appropriation covers Departmentcosts of 350,000 for contracts that support participants.ATTACHMENTSAttachment 1 – Mastery Education Summary InfographicAttachment 2 – Mastery Education PresentationSTAFF COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONSIn 2014, the Board facilitated the work of five (5) subcommittees working onrecommendations for implementing the 2013 Education Improvement Task ForceRecommendations.The Structure and Governance Subcommittee’sresponsibilities included implementation strategies for the shift to a mastery-basedsystem where students advanced based upon content mastery, rather than seattime requirements. The subcommittee found there were no prohibitions in state lawto moving to a mastery-based system, and that there is specific authorization inAdministrative Code that allows school districts and charter schools to developtheir own mechanisms for assessing student mastery of content and awardingcredits for the mastery at the secondary level. The subcommittee recognized thatthere were some barriers in how school districts reported students in specific gradelevels to the state for funding. However, most barriers were largely perceivedrather than actual obstructions. The full recommendations may be viewed on theBoard’s website.Section 33-1632, Idaho Code requires the Department to: (a) provide ongoingstatewide outreach and communication to increase awareness and understandingin mastery-based education; (b) facilitate and maintain the Idaho masteryeducation network; and (c) create a sustainability plan for statewide scaling ofmastery-based education.As identified in the original subcommittee of the Governor’s Task Force forImproving Education, state law and administrative code allow for school districtsand charter schools to implement a master-based education system. The purposeof the original incubators was intended to be used to identify barriers, real andperceived, that were keeping school districts from implementing master-basedsystems. Implementation of mastery-based education through the incubatorsSDETAB 2 Page 2

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020identified local barriers such as student management systems and professionaldevelopment needs, but no statute or administrative code changes were identified.BOARD ACTIONThis item is for informational purposes only.SDETAB 2 Page 3

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 1Idaho State Department of EducationMASTERY EDUCATION“Mastery-based educa on” means an educa on system where student progress is based on a student’s demonstra on of mastery of competencies and content, not seat me or the age or grade level of the student.Idaho Mastery Education Network (imen) across idahocohort 1cohort 2American Heritage Charter School **Blaine County School DistrictBonneville Joint School DistrictCoeur d'Alene School DistrictKuna School DistrictLake Pend Oreille School DistrictMeadows Valley School District *Middleton School DistrictNampa School DistrictNorth Valley Academy **Notus School DistrictSalmon School DistrictThree Creek School District *Vallivue School DistrictWest Ada School DistrictWilder School DistrictAnser Public Charter School **Bingham Academy **Bonneville Joint School DistrictBuhl School DistrictCassia County School DistrictClark County School District *Elevate Academy **Jerome School DistrictKuna School DistrictLake Pend Oreille School DistrictLapwai School DistrictMinidoka School DistrictNew Plymouth School District *Orofino School District *Preston School DistrictProject Impact STEM AcademySalmon River Joint School District *Shelley Joint School DistrictShoshone School DistrictSoda Springs Joint School DistrictTwin Falls School DistrictWest Side School DistrictWhite Pine Charter School *** District Wide IMEN Implementa on** Charter SchoolSDETAB 2 PAGE 1

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONThe department provides the 29 district and 7 charter IMEN par cipants with funding across four levels ofFEBRUARY12,ATTACHMENT1support. Statewide, 25%of all district LEAsand202012% of all charter LEAs par cipatein IMEN, represen ngup to 53 schools. 1.05 Million28% of Funding72% of FundingLevel 1 - Explora onLevel 2 - Planning & DesignLevel 3 - Implementa onLevel 4 - Sustain & Scalemoving towards masterySchool District or Charter SchoolAmerican Heritage Charter School **Support Level School District or Charter School2, 3, 4New Plymouth School District *Support Level1, 2Anser Public Charter School **1, 2North Valley Academy **Bingham Academy **1, 2Notus School DistrictNotus Elementary2, 3Orofino School District *1, 2Preston School DistrictPreston High School1, 2Project Impact STEM Academy **2, 3Blaine County School DistrictSilver Creek High School3Bonneville Joint School DistrictBonneville Online Elementary SchoolRocky Mountain Middle SchoolHillcrest High School1, 2432, 3, 4Buhl School DistrictWAKAPA Academy2Cassia County School DistrictCassia High School3Salmon School DistrictSalmon Jr/Sr High SchoolClark County School District *2Salmon River Joint School District *1Coeur d’Alene School DistrictVenture High School3Shelley Joint School DistrictHazel Stuart Elementary1Shoshone School DistrictHigh Desert Alterna ve High School1Elevate Academy **2, 3Jerome School DistrictFalls City Academy2Kuna School DistrictHubbard Elementary SchoolRoss Elementary SchoolFremont Middle SchoolKuna Middle SchoolIni al Point High School1, 22, 3221, 2Lake Pend Oreille School DistrictHope Elementary SchoolClark Fork Jr/Sr High School12Lapwai School DistrictLapwai Middle High School1Meadows Valley School District *3Middleton School DistrictMiddleton Academy2, 3, 4Minidoka School DistrictMt. Harrison Junior High SchoolNampa School DistrictGreenhurst ElementaryColumbia High SchoolUnion High SchoolSDE* District Wide IMEN Par cipant12, 33, 44** Charter SchoolSoda Springs Joint School DistrictTigert Middle School1, 2, 31, 2Three Creek School District *3Twin Falls School DistrictMagic Valley High School1, 2Vallivue School DistrictRivervue Middle School3, 4West Ada School DistrictCentral AcademyEagle AcademyMeridian Academy333West Side School DistrictBeutler Middle School1White Pine Charter School **White Pine STEM Academy1, 2Wilder School DistrictWilder Elementary/Middle/High School3, 4TAB 2 PAGE 2

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 2Mastery‐Based LearningFebruary 12, 2020Mastery‐Based Learning 1SDETAB 2 PAGE 1

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 2What Is Mastery Based Education?’Mastery‐based education’ means aneducation system where studentprogress is based on a student’sdemonstration of mastery ofcompetencies and content, not seattime or the ageor grade level of the student.Idaho Code 33‐1632.Mastery‐Based Learning 2SDETAB 2 PAGE 2

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 2Idaho Mastery Education Network (IMEN)COHORT 1 (red)19 members38 schoolsCOHORT 2 (green)20 members30 schoolsIMEN membersnow operate in23% of Idaho’s LEAs.12% of all charter schoolsMastery‐Based Learning 3SDETAB 2 PAGE 3

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 2Implementation UpdatePercent of IMENmembers self‐reportingtheir progress acrossthe four stages ofdevelopmentStage 1Exploration30%Stage 4Sustain andScale 9%Stage 2Planning and Design35%Stage 3Implementation 26%Mastery‐Based Learning 4SDETAB 2 PAGE 4

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 2Implementation UpdateAPR 2016SY 17‐18SY 19‐201st CohortSelected1st YrImplementation3rd Yr Cohort 11st Yr Cohort 2HB 110 EnactedFirst CohortPlanning Year2nd YrImplementationMAR 2015SY 16‐17SY 18‐19Mastery‐Based Learning 5SDETAB 2 PAGE 5

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 2SDE Statutory Responsibilities(a) Provide ongoing statewide outreach and communicationsUPDATENEXT STEPS Developed communication tools forteachers, administrators, families,students, business leaders, andpolicymakers. Enhanced website includes a FAQ, aParent Toolkit, and a short video. Documented IMEN implementationscenarios and successes. Create a communication plan withtimelines, deliverables (social media,newsletters, blogs) and reportableoutcomes. A critical component of this plan is toensure that the work of the IMEN iseasily understood by the public, parents,and policymakers.Mastery‐Based Learning 6SDETAB 2 PAGE 6

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 2SDE Statutory Responsibilities(b) Facilitate and maintain the Idaho mastery education network (IMEN).UPDATENEXT STEPS Strategic Action TeamsThe primary focus of the IMEN this yearwill be to bolster and support the localcommunication and stakeholderoutreach efforts. IMEN Action Research Teams Idaho Mastery Education Conference Idaho Student Media Festival IMEN Leadership Summit IMEN Cohort 1 SurveySDE will continue to identify the needsof participating schools and providetechnical assistance and professionaldevelopment.Mastery‐Based Learning 7SDETAB 2 PAGE 7

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 2SDE Statutory Responsibilities(c) [NEW] Create a sustainability plan for statewide scaling. Ensure IMEN membersalso develop plans that include a process to develop the rubrics and assessmentsnecessary to determine mastery and award credit.UPDATEProvided participating schools a template to begin developing local level sustainability plans.NEXT STEPSDevelop a sustainability plan that will include: A Mastery Education Framework presented to the State Board of Education for approval. An evaluation plan based on the expected outcomes developed in the Mastery Framework. A process to identify the flexibility schools need to innovate and report to policymakers. A review of grant expenditures to determine short‐term and long‐term needs. Guidelines for rubrics and assessment to award credit as well as samples schools can adopt.SDETAB 2 PAGE 8

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STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 2Expenditure Review IMEN has been funded with a 1.4M ongoing appropriation. IMEN participant grants total 1,050,000 to nearly a quarterof Idaho’s school districts and13% of charter schools. The grants range from 3,500‐ 59,000.Mastery‐Based Learning 12SDETAB 2 PAGE 12

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 2Lessons Learned Across the Country Interest still growing Communication and outreach efforts need to increase Shared language and common understanding needed Increased resources needed to meet demand Flexibility needed for schools to innovate School progression in implementation varies widely Defined expectations and outcomes are neededMastery‐Based Learning 13SDETAB 2 PAGE 13

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 2Next UTREACHGrantExpendituresRubrics andAssessmentsIdaho Mastery Education FrameworkSDETAB 2 PAGE 14

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 2QuestionsAaron McKinnon Mastery Education CoordinatorIdaho State Department of Education650 W State Street, Boise, ID 83702208 332 [email protected] Schools and Students to AchieveSHERRI YBARRA, ED.S., SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTIONSDEMastery‐Based Learning 15TAB 2 PAGE 15

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020SUBJECTAdoption of Praxis II Tests, Idaho Cut Scores, and Content AssessmentREFERENCEOctober 2017February 2018August n to evaluate and recommend additionalstate-approved assessments and update qualifyingscores on the existing Praxis II assessmentsBoard accepted the Professional StandardsCommission recommendation to approve the currentPraxis II assessments and Idaho cut scoresBoard approved Content, Pedagogy and PerformanceAssessments rubric and updated content areaassessments and cut scoresAPPLICABLE STATUTE, RULE, OR POLICYIDAPA 08.02.02.015.01.d - Standard Instructional CertificateIDAPA 08.02.02.017.01 - Content, Pedagogy and Performance Assessment forCertificationBACKGROUND/DISCUSSIONIn accordance with IDAPA 08.02.02.015.01.d, one of the requirements forobtaining a Standard Instructional Certificate is that proficiency be shown in thearea of endorsement being sought. Each candidate must meet or exceed the statequalifying score on the State Board approved content area assessments. Praxis II– Subject Assessments have been selected as the State Board approved contentarea assessments. At its October 19, 2017, meeting, the State Board of Educationdirected the Professional Standards Commission (PSC) to evaluate and bringforward recommendations on additional state-approved assessments andqualifying scores that may be used for certification purposes, as well as updatedqualifying scores on the existing Praxis II assessments.At the November 2019 meeting of the PSC, the Standards Committee of the PSC(Committee) reviewed the Content Knowledge for Teaching - Elementary MultipleSubjects Praxis II assessment and applicable cut scores for each subtest, and theMiddle Level Science Praxis II assessment and applicable cut score (red text,Attachment 1). Additionally, the Committee reviewed the State Board-approvedContent, Pedagogy and Performance Assessments rubric (Attachment 2) andrecommended an amendment. At present, candidates can use a baccalaureatedegree or higher from a regionally accredited institution in a specific content areain lieu of the Praxis to meet the content knowledge assessment requirement.Candidates who received their degree in a specific content area may not havetaken the specific coursework content detailed in IDAPA for the endorsement beingsought.SDETAB 3 Page 1

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020The Committee brought their recommendations to the full PSC. The full PSC votedto recommend approval of the Praxis II assessments and cut scores to the StateBoard of Education. Additionally, the full PSC voted to recommend that thosecandidates with a baccalaureate degree or higher from a regionally accreditedinstitution in the specific content area shall include the specific coursework contentlisted in the endorsement (IDAPA 8.02.02) sought by the candidate.IMPACTApproval of assessments and cut scores ensures compliance with IdahoAdministrative Code. Amendment of the Content, Pedagogy and PerformanceAssessments rubric ensures that all candidates for certification have completedthe content coursework required to deliver effective instruction in the content area.ATTACHMENTSAttachment 1 – ETS Praxis II Assessments & Cut ScoresAttachment 2 – Content, Pedagogy and Performance Assessments rubricSTAFF COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONSAdministrative Code (Administrative Rule) requires individuals seeking teachercertification to receive a qualifying score on a state approved content, pedagogyor performance assessment. The PRAXIS II is a content area assessmentapproved by the Board in early 2000. Qualifying scores were set by the Boardbased on recommendations from the Professional Standards Commission at theDecember 2003 Board meeting, effective September 1, 2004. Since that time,there have been a few updates to the qualifying scores in individual subject areasat the June 2005, April 2006, June 2006, October 2006 and February 2018 Boardmeetings. Prior to the February 2018 Board action, the Department has beenusing updated cut scores for the PRAXIS II; however, they were not brought to theBoard for approval. Consideration of the attached qualify scores are part of theongoing process to maintain updated qualifying scores on Board approvedcontent, pedagogy or performance assessments.Staff recommends approval.BOARD ACTIONI move to accept the recommendation of the Professional Standards Commissionto approve the current Praxis II assessments and Idaho cut scores as provided inAttachment 1.Moved by Seconded by Carried Yes NoSDETAB 3 Page 2

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020I move to amend the State Board-approved Content, Pedagogy and PerformanceAssessments rubric, to add the requirement of specific endorsement contentcoursework listed in IDAPA 08.02.02, in addition to a bachelor’s degree in aspecific content area.Moved by Seconded by Carried Yes NoSDETAB 3 Page 3

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 1Content Assessments and Cut ScoresStandard Instructional 921Agriculture Science & Technology(6‐12)7010All Subjects (Candidates can take 5001 OR7811)(K‐8)7010All Subjects (Candidates can take 5001 844074408144714484007400American Government/Political ScienceAmerican Indian LanguageBilingual EducationBiological ScienceBlended Early Childhood Education/EarlyChildhood Special EducationBlended ElementaryEducation/ElementarySpecial EducationBusiness Technology EducationChemistryCommunicationComputer Science7030Deaf/Hard of Hearing7019Early Childhood Special Education8451745182287228SDEEarth and Space 9)(6‐12)(Birth‐Grade 3)IdahoCut ScoreMulti StateCut Score5701 AgricultureElementary Education: 5002 Reading and Language Arts SubtestElementary Education: 5003 Mathematics SubtestElementary Education: 5004 Social Studies SubtestElementary Education: 5005 Science SubtestCKT Elementary Education: 7812 Reading and Language Arts SubtestCKT Elementary Education: 7813 Mathematics SubtestCKT Elementary Education: 7814 Science SubtestCKT Elementary Education: 7815 Social Studies 11501541615931 Government/Political Science149149‐5362 English to Speakers of Other Languages5440 Middle School Science5235 Biology: Content Knowledge‐155150139‐155150‐5025 Early Childhood Education OR Elementary Subtests (See All Subjects5001 or 7811)1561565691 Special Education: Preschool/Early Childhood159159See AllSubjectsSee AllSubjects5101 Business Education: Content Knowledge5440 Middle School Science5245 Chemistry: Content Knowledge148150139154150‐5221 Speech Communication: Content Knowledge143‐5652 Computer Science1601605354 Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications5272 Special Education: Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students5025 Early Childhood Education5691 Special Education: Preschool/Early Childhood5440 Middle School Science5571 Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge5089 Middle School Social Studies5911 0ETS Praxis II Subject Assessment(Grade 4‐6) Elementary Subtests (See All Subjects 5001 or ‐12)TAB 3 PAGE 1

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 1Content Assessments and Cut ScoresStandard Instructional 0732083007300SDEEngineeringEnglishEnglish as a Second Language (ESL)Exceptional Child GeneralistFamily and Consumer SciencesGeographyGeologyGifted and TalentedHealthHistoryHumanitiesJournalismJunior ROTCLiteracyMarketing Technology EducationMathematics Consulting TeacherMathematics ‐ BasicMathematicsGradeLevelIdahoCut ScoreMulti StateCut Score5051 Technology Education1541595047 Middle School English Language Arts5038 English Language Arts: Cotent Knowledge5362 English to Speakers of Other 5543 Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate ‐12)‐(5‐9)(6‐12)(5‐9)(6‐12)5122 Family and Consumer Sciences5089 Middle School Social Studies5921 Geography5440 Middle School Science5571 Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge5358 Gifted EducationSee AllSubjects153149153150144157See AllSubjects153155‐150‐1575551 Health Education155‐5089 Middle School Social Studies5941 World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge149141155‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐5301 Reading Specialist5561 Marketing Education‐164158‐164‐‐5169 Middle School Mathematics1651655161 Mathematics: Content 12)ETS Praxis II Subject AssessmentElementary Subtests (See All Subjects 5001 or 7811)TAB 3 PAGE 2

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 1Content Assessments and Cut ScoresStandard Instructional 1703587007700771087027701SDEMusicNatural ScienceOnline‐TeacherPhysical Education (PE)Physical SciencePhysicsPsychologyScience ‐ Middle LevelSocial StudiesSocial Studies ‐ Middle LevelSociologySociology/AntrhopologySpecial Education Consulting TeacherTeacher LibrarianTechnology EducationTheater ArtsVisual ArtsVisual ImpairmentWorld Language (All other languages notlisted below)World Language ‐ American Sign ‐9)(6‐12)(K‐12)(5‐9)(6‐12)IdahoCut ScoreMulti StateCut Score5113 Music: Content Knowledge1481615435 General Science: Content Knowledge‐149‐‐‐5091 Physical Education: Content Knowledge143‐5440 Middle School Science5245 Chemistry: Content Knowledge OR5265 Physics: Content Knowledge OR5435 General Science: Content Knowledge5440 Middle School Science5265 Physics: Content Knowledge150139129149150‐‐‐129‐5391 Psychology1541545440 Middle School Science5081 Social Studies: Content Knowledge5089 Middle School Social Studies150150149150‐‐5952 Sociology1541545952 Sociology154154‐5311 Library Media Specialist5051 Technology Education‐151154‐‐1595641 Theatre148‐5134 Art: Content Knowledge1511585354 Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications5282 Special Education: Teaching Students with Visual Impairments1451631511635841 World Language Pedagogy1511583 (score isequivalent to a160ETS Praxis II Subject AssessmentAmerican Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI) by GallaudetTAB 3 PAGE 3

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 1Content Assessments and Cut ScoresStandard Instructional rld Language ‐ ChineseWorld Language ‐ FrenchWorld Language ‐ GermanWorld Language ‐ LatinWorld Language ‐ 2)(5‐9)(6‐12)(K‐12)ETS Praxis II Subject AssessmentIdahoCut ScoreMulti StateCut Score160 scale score)5665 Chinese (Mandarin): World Language1641645174 French: World Language1561625183 German: World Language1571635601 Latin1525195 Spanish: World Language163‐168TAB 3 PAGE 4

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020ATTACHMENT 2Content, Pedagogy and Performance AssessmentsIDAPA 08.02.02.017 CONTENT, PEDAGOGY AND PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT FOR CERTIFICATION.01.Assessments. State Board of Education approved content, pedagogy and performance area assessments shall be usedin the state of Idaho to ensure qualified teachers are employed in Idaho’s classrooms. The Professional Standards Commission shallrecommend assessments and qualifying scores to the State Board of Education for approval. (4‐2‐08)Content ETS Praxis II Subject AssessmentsETS Praxis Content Knowledge forTeaching (CKT) Assessments as theybecome availableAmerican Board Subject Area Exam(ABCTE)Out‐of‐state approved content areaassessmentsBaccalaureate degree or higher froma regionally accredited institution inthe specific content area, includingthe specific coursework content listedin the endorsement (IDAPA 08.02.02),in whichbeing sought by thecandidate is seeking an endorsementPedagogy Idaho Standards for Model Pre‐Service Student Teaching Experience– State Specific RequirementApproved by the Idaho State Board of Education August 2018SDEPerformance Common Summative Assessmento Based on the Statewide TeacherEvaluation Frameworko Overall rating of basic or highero No components rated asunsatisfactoryo Individualized ProfessionalLearning Plan (IPLP)TAB 3 PAGE 1

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONFEBRUARY 12, 2020SUBJECTSetting interim and long-term achievement goals and literacy targetsREFERENCENovember 2016August 2017February 2018March 2018February 2019July 2019October 2019Board approved pending rule creating the newstatewide accountability system based on theGovernor’s K-12 Task Force commendations and public input gathered by staffthrough public forums held around the state.Board approved Idaho’s Consolidated Plan and itssubmission to the US Department of Education.Board approved a revised Consolidated State Planbased on review and feedback from the USDepartment of Education.US Department of Education approved Idaho’sConsolidated State Plan.Board approved amendments to the IdahoConsolidated State Plan.US Department of Education approved Idaho’sConsolidated State Plan Amendments.State Board of Education received an update onliteracy growth targets and provided guidance onupdating the literacy growth targets using the newassessmentAPPLICABLE STATUTE, RULE, OR POLICYSection 33-110, Idaho Code – Agency to Negotiate, and Accept, FederalAssistanceSection 33-1616, Idaho Code – Literacy interventionsIdaho Administrative Code 08.02.01.802 – Literacy Growth Targets;Idaho Administrative Code 08.02.03 – Section 111, Assessment in the PublicSchools, and Section 112, AccountabilityBACKGROUND/DISCUSSIONThe Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), signed into law in 2015, requires eachstate to submit a consolidated plan to the U.S. Department of Education ensuringthe state has adopted challenging academic standards that are aligned to entrancerequirements for credit-bearing coursework in the system of public highereducation and relevant state career and technical education standards, and thatthe state administers high quality academic assessments in language arts, mathand science aligned to the state’s standards.In addition, the plan must describe a statewide accountability system that complieswith the provisions outlined in ESSA, including the establishment of ambitiousst

Bonneville Online Elementary School Rocky Mountain Middle School Hillcrest High School 1, 2 4 3 Preston School District Preston High School 1, 2 Buhl School District WAKAPA Academy 2 Project Impact STEM Academy ** 2, 3 Cassia County School District Cassia High School 3 Salmon School District