Accountability and Evaluation Systems

Rigorous Program of Study Framework

Ten Components and Subcomponents

Component 4:

ACCOUNTABILITY AND EVALUATION SYSTEMS

Systems and strategies to gather quantitative and qualitative data on both POS components and student outcomes are crucial for ongoing efforts to development and implement POS.

Subcomponents:

Well-designed accountability and evaluation systems should:

  • Include the “10 Essential Elements of a State Longitudinal Data System” identified by the Data Quality Campaign.
  • Provide for administrative record matching of student education and employment data (i.e., Unemployment Insurance (UI) wage records).
  • Yield valid and reliable data on key student outcomes (indicators) reference in Perkins and other relevant federal and state legislation.
  • Provide timely data to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of POS.     >>>Next>>>