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INFORMATIONAL LETTER: 20
POLICY CODE: IK
TO: Superintendents of Schools
FROM: Susan A. Gendron, Commissioner
RE: Today’s Press Release by The School Information Partnership
Later this morning a news release is being sent out by the School Information Partnership entitled “Parents, Policy Makers and Community Leaders in Maine Gain Instant Access To Powerful Student Achievement Data and Analysis – Powerful Analytical Tools Available at www.SchoolResults.org” and I wanted each of you to be aware of the information and the website which will provide student achievement data for all public schools in Maine as it becomes available.
Information Partnership (SIP) is a public-private collaboration, whose creation
was announced by President Bush on
A few of
the key observations which are highlighted on the website about
the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP),
I encourage you to familiarize yourselves with the website and the data that is being presented as there may be questions that will arise from reporters, parents, community members, or your school boards. On the SIP homepage, you may access a “Web Site Tour” to introduce you to what is available and how to access it.
If you are interested in additional information please contact Jacqueline Soychak, Policy Director and Team Leader for the Federal Programs Team, by phone at 624-6734 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org