AYP


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AcronymDefinition
AYPAdequate Yearly Progress (National Assessment of Educational Progress)
AYPAmerican Yard Products
AYPAlaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (Seattle, WA)
AYPAcademic Year Program (international educational exchange program)
AYPAnarchist Yellow Pages
AYPAmerican Youth Philharmonic
AYPAll Your Parents (parent involvement program; National Center for Family Literacy)
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According to Gwendolyn Johnson, AYP representative, the six-month program will cover literacy and numeracy education, plus other skills to improve job performance and employees lives as a whole.
A causal-comparative design was used to compare the educational practices of two predominantly African-American public schools in Chicago based on their AYP reports.
While I professionally support the need for schools to pay attention to all subgroups, I think the focus of AYP should have been on growth and not an end mark that was mathematically improbable to meet (100 percent).
The article did not state that in 2010 K12-managed online schools nationwide made 80% of overall AYP targets (academic + participation), nor did it mention academic assessments showing positive student academic growth.
But the current secretary of education says that 82 percent of schools maybe expected not to reach AYP in 2010-11.
Bush's first term, is controversial in part because it requires only one subgroup of students to miss the standard for an entire school to be classified as not passing AYP.
As a result of these differences as well as differences in student achievement, there was a large variation across states in the percentage of schools missing AYP and being identified as needing improvement.
Although almost all of the 174 BIE schools have officially adopted BIE's definition of AYP--the definition of AYP of the state where the school is located--BIE had not yet completed memoranda of understanding (MOU) to delineate BIE and state responsibilities concerning BIE schools' access to the states' assessment systems for 12 of the 23 states with BIE schools.
Local report cards, prepared every year by school districts receiving Title I funds, include information on how students overall performed on state tests and thereby if schools achieved AYP goals.
Every year, there are 29 measures that determine whether or not a school has made AYP.
Another way sports can help meet AYP is by forcing student-athletes to remain eligible to play sports.
The authors use the method developed by Oaxaca (1973) to decompose the differences in average student test scores for those students in AYP schools versus non-AYP schools and determine the amount attributable to influences beyond a school's direct control.