Maine Revised Statutes

§2409. Public charter school performance framework

1. Performance framework.  The performance provisions of a charter contract must be based on a performance framework developed by the authorizer that sets forth the academic and operational performance indicators that will guide the authorizer's evaluations of each public charter school.
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2. Data elements.  The performance framework developed under subsection 1 must include, at a minimum, indicators for:
A. Student academic proficiency; [2011, c. 414, §5 (NEW).]
B. Student academic growth; [2011, c. 414, §5 (NEW).]
C. Achievement gaps in both proficiency and growth between major student subgroups; [2011, c. 414, §5 (NEW).]
D. Attendance; [2011, c. 414, §5 (NEW).]
E. Recurrent enrollment from year to year; [2011, c. 414, §5 (NEW).]
F. With respect to high school, postsecondary readiness; [2011, c. 414, §5 (NEW).]
G. Financial performance and sustainability; [2011, c. 414, §5 (NEW).]
H. Governing board performance and stewardship; and [2011, c. 414, §5 (NEW).]
I. Parent and community engagement. [2011, c. 414, §5 (NEW).]
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3. Annual performance targets.  Annual performance targets must be set by a public charter school in conjunction with its authorizer and must be designed to help each school meet applicable federal and state requirements and authorizer expectations.
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4. Data disaggregation.  The performance framework developed under subsection 1 must require the disaggregation of all student performance data by major student subgroups.
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5. Reports for multiple campuses.  With respect to a public charter school that contains multiple campuses operating under a single charter contract or overseen by a single governing board, the performance framework developed under subsection 1 must require the performance of each campus to be reported separately and must hold each campus independently accountable for its performance.
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2011, c. 414, §5 (NEW).