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What are the State Standards of Florida?
The Florida State Standards
What is the name of the tool used to measure the Florida Standards
Florida Standards Assessment
What does the acronym ESOL stand for?
English Speakers of Other Languages
What does ELL stand for?
English Language Learners
What is the accreditation colleges and universities like FAMU use?
SACS which stands for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
What is the accreditation that educators use for preparation?
CAEP which stands for the Council of Accreditation for Educator Preparation
What is the Federal Education Plan?
NCLB which stands for No Child Left Behind
What are the 5 pillars of No Child Left Behind (NCLB)?
- -school safety
- -school of choice
- -parent involvement
Name some things about the history of No Child Left Behind & the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
- -The Elementary and Secondary Education Act was signed into law thanks to Lyndon B. Johnson, who believed that "full educational opportunity" should be "our first national goal."
- -It was signed under "War on Poverty" campaign.
- -No Child Left Behind was signed on January 8th, 2002 by George W. Bush.
- -The 1994 reauthorization, the Improving America’s Schools Act, put in place key standards and accountability elements for states and local school districts that receive funding under the law. These accountability provisions were further developed in the most recent reauthorization, the No Child Left Behind Act.
How does No Child Left Behind work in correlation to the K-12 Plan Strategic Plan?
They share the same pillars
- -school safety
- -parental involvement
- -school choice
Built off No Child Left Behind because that Federal Education Plan requires all states to have a standard of education.
Former names for Florida State Standards ;
Next Generation Sunshine State Standards
Former names for Florida Standards Assessment ;
- Florida Standards Assessment
- Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test
- High School Competency Test
to improve public speaking and English for speakers who's native language isn't English
What is the Consent Decree?
This is the framework for compliance regarding the education of English language learner students
What is the criterion for SACS?
- -Governance & Authority Structure
- -Program Length
- -Physical & Financial Resources
- -Quality Enhancement Plan
What are professional ethics?
A set of moral standards for acceptable professional behavior
What does the First Amendment grant?
It guarantees freedom of speech to all citizens of the United States.
What does the Fourth Amendment say?
It guarantees citizen protection from unreasonable searches ans seizures.
What does Fourteenth Amendment say?
It guarantees all citizens that "nor shall any deprive any person of life, liberty, or property without due process of law.
What are Teachers' Rights and Responsibilities?
- -Academic Freedom
- -Copyright laws
- -Teacher liability
- -Child Abuse
- -Teachers' private lives
What is the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
No person in the United States shall on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.
What is teacher licensure?
The process by which the state evaluates the credentials of prospective teachers to ensure that the have achieved satisfactory levels of teaching competence and are morally fit to work with young people.
What is a teaching contract?
A legal employment agreement between a teacher and local school board.
this occurs when a local chapter of a professional organization negotiates with a school district over the rights of the teachers and the conditions of employment
What is a grievance?
A formal complaint
What is your tenure?
Your tenure is a legal safeguard that provides job security by preventing teacher dismissal without due cause.
Minimum of 3 years for before tenure is granted
What does "in loco parentis" mean?
A principle that require teachers to use the same judgement and care as parents in protecting the children under their supervision.
What are the establishment and free exercise clause?
Establishment - Clause that prevents the establishment of a national religion
Free Exercise - The clause that prohibits the government from interfering with individuals rights to hold religious beliefs and freely practice religion.
What is corporal punishment?
this is the use of physical/punitive disciplinary actions to correct students behavior
Bukley Amendment is also known as
FERPA- Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
this determines who has rights to students educational records.
What are formal and informal assessments?
Formal - Systematically gathering assessment information from every student
Informal- The frequent and continual process of gathering information about students learning and behavior, and making decisions based on that information
List Formal Assessments?
- *Paper-and-pencil assessment
- *Performance assessments
- *Portfolio assessment
What is a summative assessment?
Summative - the process of assessing learning AFTER instruction
What is a formative assessment?
Formative - The use of formal and informal assessments to provide students with feedback about learning progress