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INFORMATIONAL LETTER: 24
POLICY CODE: JF
TO: Superintendent of Schools
Private School Administrators
FROM: Susan A. Gendron, Commissioner
SUBJECT: Advance Notice of Student Data Requirements
The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) requires states to identify graduation data, dropout data and aggregate daily attendance and membership by ethnicity and gender as well as in following four sub-groups:
o Migrant Education students
Migrant Education students
o Limited English Proficient students
o Students with Disabilities
o Economically Disadvantaged students (Free & Reduced Lunch)
In order to meet these federal requirements, the Department of
Education will be modifying the 2004-05 Fall School Statistic Report (EF-M-40),
the 2003-04 Report of Public/Selected Private School System –
Part II Dropouts (EF-M-35A) and the Report of Public/Selected Private School
System for Year Ending
The 2004-05 Fall School Statistic Report (EF-M-40) and the 2003-04 Report of Public/Selected Private School System – Part II Dropouts (EF-M-35A) will be modified to include the four sub-groups and will become web-based reports. More information will be provided on these two reports in September.
The Report of Public/Selected Private School System for Year Ending
If you have questions regarding the four new sub-groups, please contact Jackie Soychak at (207) 624-6734 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
If you have questions regarding the student data reports, please contact Patrick Dow at (207) 624-6790 or email email@example.com .