SED’s Interim Growth Model Design Principles

  • Interim Growth Model shall be implemented in 08-09 school year (with Regents and USED approval).

  • Model shall meet core principles of Spellings 11/21/05 correspondence.

  • Model shall be based upon NY’s current State assessment program & shall not require the implementation of new assessments.

  • Model shall utilize such data as is currently collected through State data collection processes and shall not require the collection of new data elements.

  • Model’s purpose shall be to make more refined determinations of student progress, identify with greater precision high performing schools and districts, and support greater differentiation in support and services to schools and districts in need of improvement.