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The DC Code: § 38-271.03 Annual evaluation of the quality of current pre-k programs.

Index38 Educational Institutions. (Refs & Annos)
a
Within 30 days of July 18, 2008, the Mayor shall submit to the Council for its approval, a plan, including the name of a proposed independent evaluator, to evaluate pre-k programs in accordance with this section. Within 60 days of Council approval, the Mayor shall execute a contract with the approved evaluator.
b
The approved evaluator shall perform a baseline quality assessment for a sampling of pre-k classrooms in each of the following sectors:
1
District of Columbia Public Schools;
2
Public charter schools; and
3
CBOs.
c
The evaluator shall collect baseline quality data to:
1
Describe the overall program structure;
2
Assess the language and literacy environment; and
3
Assess the quality of instructional support, classroom climate, and classroom management.
d
The evaluator's data and analysis shall be used to:
1
Provide an assessment of the level of quality of all sectors; and
2
Serve as baseline data from which to develop benchmarks for ongoing quality assessment of the pre-k-education system.
e
The Mayor shall submit to the Council by September 15 of each year, beginning in 2009, projected benchmarks by which to measure annual achievements within the pre-k-education system.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-202, see notes following § 38-271.01. DC CODE § 38-271.03 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(July 18, 2008, D.C. Law 17-202, § 103, 55 DCR 6297.)