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School Improvement

The Mississippi Department of Education identifies schools for additional assistance and support, which includes professional development, leadership coaching, additional funding, and assistance to support the school’s transformation goals. We identify the schools that need the most assistance for their students to have the same opportunities for growth and success that exist for students in other schools. The Office of School Improvement (OSI) is responsible for supporting the systemic improvement and turnaround efforts of the lowest-performing schools.

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a federal law, requires that each state identify two types of schools for support and improvement:

 

MS SUCCEEDS MEASURES OF INTERIM PROGRESS FOR READING/LANGUAGE ARTS AND MATH

Measures of Interim Progress

 

MCAPS GUIDANCE FOR TRANSFORMING SCHOOLS

Supporting Schools through MCAPS – This webinar will assist district and school teams with the completion of the FY20 Title I School Improvement Plan and Application for 1003 Funding and the Final Plan for Schools-At-Risk (SAR). (Powerpoint) and (Webinar)

The guidance resources listed below may be accessed on the Office of School Improvement webpage in the Resources section under (1003 Allocations).

Guidance Document Granting Authority to Obligate 

2019-2020 Allocation List

The guidance resources listed below may be accessed on the Office of School Improvement webpage in the Resources section under (Documents and Forms)

Guidance Documents for Completing the MCAPS 1003 Application

Parent Notification Letter 

*** 1003 Applications are due on or before January 24, 2020 ***

 

 

 

 

 

UPCOMING WEBINARS

To register for an Office of School Improvement webinar, click the appropriate link provided.

All webinars will be recorded and posted to the Office of School Improvement's webpage if your schedule does not permit participation on the scheduled date of the presentation.