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Accountability (School and District)

Information for the 2018-19 School and District Report Cards

2018-19 Accountability Manual, for the Report Cards to be published in October 2019, originally published on May 31, 2019; revisions posted June 18, 2019 (PDF) 

Industry Certifications approved by the EOC for use in the accountability system (April 2019) 

 

Information for the 2017-18 School and District Report Cards

2017-18 Accountability Manual: for the School and District Report Card System for SC Public Schools and Districts to be published in November 2018 (PDF)

2017-18 Addendum to the Accountability Manual, published November 28, 2018 (PDF)

Guide to the 2018 SC School Report Cards (PDF)

Summary of decisions made by EOC on December 11, 2017 (PDF)

Definition of "work-based learning experiences" in the state accountability system (PDF)

Recommendations of the SC Accountability Working Group (PDF)
(adopted by the EOC on October 8, 2018)

Clarifications of misconceptions about the Accountability System recommendations approved on September 15, 2017 by the EOC (PDF)

Proposal adopted by subcommittees on August 16, 2017 for target percentages impacting ONLY the Academic Achievement Indicator (PDF)
(impacting elementary, middle, and high schools) 

Special Schools Ratings Criteria (PDF)
(adopted by the EOC on June 12, 2017)

SC Assessment Evaluation, Report #1 (PDF)
(adopted by the EOC on June 12, 2017)

Recommendations for consolidated accountability system (PDF)
(adopted by the EOC on June 17, 2017)

Sample Elementary Report Card "Landing Page" (PDF)
(adopted by the EOC on June 17, 2017)

Report of SC School and District Report Card Regional Focus Groups (PDF)
(adopted by the EOC in April 2016)

Assessment

SC Assessment Evaluation, Report #1 (PDF)

SC Assessment Evaluation Report #2 (PDF)

SC Assessment Evaluation Report #3 (PDF)

An Evaluation of Algebra Nation in South Carolina, 2017-2018, February 2019 (PDF)

Community Block Grants

2018-19 Community Block Grant Pilot Program RFP (MS Word)

2018-19 Community Block Grant Pilot Program Budget Template (MS Excel)

2015-16 Evaluation of Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program (Exec. Summary) (PDF)

2015-16 Evaluation of Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program (full report) (PDF)

Computer Science

Joint Task Force on Computer Science and Information Technology Report (Dec. 2016) (PDF)

Early Childhood

Understanding the Workforce of the SC Child Early Reading and Development Education Program (CERDEP), report from RAND Corporation (2019)

Analysis of Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) Results, School Year 2018-2019 (PDF)

Evaluation of State-Funded Full-Day 4K, FY 2017-18 and FY 2018-19, February 2019 (PDF)

Cost Analysis of the SC Early Reading and Development Education Program (CERDEP), provided by RAND Corporation, 2019 (PDF)

Analysis of the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) Results, School Year 2017-18 (PDF)

Evaluation of State Funded Full-Day 4K (2018) (PDF)

Evaluation of State Funded Full-Day 4K (2017) (PDF)

Early Readiness Recommendations (adopted by EOC June 2015) (PDF)

SC Child Early Reading Development and Education Program Report (2015) (PDF)

Evaluation of State-Funded Full-Day 4K (2016) (PDF)

Expansion for the SC Child Education Development Pilot Program (CDEPP) (2014) (PDF)

Education Improvement Act (EIA) Budget Reports and Recommendations

Update on Fiscal Year 2019-20 General Appropriation Bill (April 2019)

2018-19 EIA Program Report (for new requests; download .docx form)

2018-19 Program Report (for currently-funded programs; download .docx form)

EIA Budget Recommendations for 2018-19 Fiscal Year (PDF)

ELearning

2019-20 Application for Districts (PDF), May 2019 

2019-20 Application for Districts (MS Word), May 2019 

eLearning Pilot Districts Project, Final Report (May 2019) (PDF) 

eLearning Pilot Districts Project, Initial Report (February 2019) (PDF) 

 

High Schools

High School Task Force Report (June 2016) (PDF)

Montessori 

An Evaluation of Montessori Education in South Carolina's Public Schools (Exec. Summary) - 2018 (PDF)

An Evaluation of Montessori Education in South Carolina's Public Schools (Full Report) - 2018 (PDF)

Palmetto Digital Literacy

Palmetto Digital Literacy Evaluation (April 2018) (PDF)

Parent Survey Results

2019 Parent Survey Report (June 2019) (PDF) 

2018 Parent Survey Report (June 2018) (PDF)

2017 Parent Survey Results (PDF)

2016 Parent Survey Results (PDF)

2015 Parent Survey Results (PDF)

Reading/Literacy

ReTHINKING Literacy for the 21st Century Learner: Report from the August 2018 Symposium

Student Reading Success Activity Guide (PDF)

Student Reading Success Activity Guide in Spanish (PDF) 

TIPS for Teachers: Getting Students to Read! (PDF)

Summer Reading Camp Partnerships Report (December 2016) (PDF)

Summer Reading Camp Partnerships Report (October 2015) (PDF)

School Finance

Per Pupil Revenues for School Districts (PDF)
(SC Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office, August 27, 2018)

Recommendations for EIA Budget FY2018-19 (December 11, 2017) (PDF)

Recommendations for EIA Budget FY2017-18 (December 12, 2016) (PDF)

K-12 Technology Initiative Report (October 2016) (PDF)

Recommendations for EIA Budget FY2016-17 (December 14, 2015) (PDF)

Recommendations for EIA Budget FY2015-16 (December 15, 2014) (PDF)

SC Legislature 

Highlights of the 2018 Legislative Session (PDF)

SC Graduates

Profile of the SC Graduate (PDF)

Standards

SC Social Studies Standards Cyclical Review Report (Dec. 2016) (PDF)

Standards Review (2014) (PDF)

Comparative Review of Common Core Standards and SC Standards (2010)

Student Achievement 

Longitudinal Analysis of 6 Years of PACT Achievement Data, 2000-2005 (October 2006) (PDF)

Longitudinal Analysis of Three Years of PASS Achievement Data: 2009-2011 (2012) (PDF)

Teacher Loan Program

 

2017-18 SC Teacher Loan Program Annual Report (June 2019) (PDF)

2016-17 SC Teacher Loan Program Annual Report (June 2018) (PDF)

2015-16 SC Teacher Loan Program Annual Report (June 2017) (PDF)

2014-15 SC Teacher Loan Program Annual Report (June 2016) (PDF)

2013-14 Teacher Loan Program Report (2015) (PDF)

Technology

2019 Aid to Districts Technology Report, Fiscal Year 2018-19 (June 2019) (PDF)

Report on eLearning Pilot Districts Project, 2018-19, Final Report (May 2019) (PDF)

K-12 Technology Initiative Report, 2018 (PDF)

K-12 Technology Initiative Report -- Oct. 2017 (PDF)

South Carolina Digital Learning Plan Report -- Dec. 2018 (PDF)