Keyword for this page: SBAR
The State of Florida has identified a body of knowledge known as the Sunshine State Standards that, when mastered, will prepare a student to be successful. A standards-based reporting system includes specific information about how each student is progressing towards meeting the state standards.
A standards-based report card gives a clear message to parents about what their children know, what their children are able to do, and what their children need to learn.
Standards-based reporting means that students are measured quarterly against the Sunshine State Standards for each subject area in each grade level. Every student in that grade level across the entire district is receiving instruction on and also being assessed on the same skills.
It is a new way of reporting what children are learning and how well they are performing in elementary school. It will replace the current report card in years to come.
Standards-Based Achievement Report or SBAR for short.
All elementary schools will use the new elementary Standards-Based Achievement Report during the 2008-2009 school year.
The world is changing and so is education. The No Child Left Behind act (NCLB) as well as the Florida Department of Education have set learning targets or goals that all children must meet. These targets are the Sunshine State Standards. The SBAR reports your child’s progress on these same standards.
Progress will be reported using numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, and NA. The scale is summarized below
Most parents received letter grades in school so their experience is that an A = outstanding or top of the class and a D = barely passing or bottom of the class while a C = average or middle of the class
It takes time to master a standard. The goal of every student in Florida is to master the grade level Sunshine State Standards. Mastery of the standards is reported with a 3 on the Achievement Scale.
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