HOUSSE

AcronymDefinition
HOUSSEHigh Objective Uniform State Standard of Evaluation (public education)
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Triangulating the data helped the author understand how the participants' experiences of PD related to the EPSS, which fulfills an annual requirement for school districts to have teachers' PD aligned with their strategic plan to meet NCLB (2002) AYP and HOUSSE requirements.
The Kimberly Housse offers a full-time doorman, in-building garage and a furnished roof deck.
En esta amplia distribucion, el culpeo habita una gama variada de ecosistemas, incluyendo los valles transversales del desierto de Atacama, la planicie andina (altiplano) sobre los 4 000 m de altitud, desierto de monte, estepa patagonica y areas boscosas del oeste y sur de Sudamerica (Housse 1953, Medel y Jaksic 1988, Novaro 1997).
Yet, state policies regarding highly qualified teachers varied significantly, both in the passing scores that new teachers must meet to demonstrate content knowledge on assessments and in the extent to which High Objective Uniform State Standard of Evaluation (HOUSSE) policies give existing teachers credit for years of prior teaching experience.
The studies found that: (1) Most teachers met their states' requirements to be considered highly qualified under "NCLB." However, state policies concerning highly qualified teachers varied greatly, both in the passing scores that new teachers must meet to demonstrate content knowledge on assessments and in the extent to which state "HOUSSE" policies give existing teachers credit for years of prior teaching experience versus emphasizing more direct measures of content knowledge and teaching performance.
The law allows veteran teachers to meet the criteria in part by using an alternative method created individually by each state, the High Objective Uniform State Standard of Evaluation or HOUSSE provision.
This method for use with experienced teachers is known as the High, Objective, Uniform State Standard of Evaluation (HOUSSE).
Subject-matter competency may be demonstrated by passing a rigorous state test, completing a college major or coursework equivalent, or (for veteran teachers) meeting standards established by the state under a "high, objective uniform state standard of evaluation" (HOUSSE).
In the second option, the state could endorse the Highly Objective Uniform State Standard of Evaluation (HOUSSE) model to assist teachers in becoming highly qualified.
Under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the "high objective uniform state standard of evaluation" (HOUSSE) is a key component to the highly qualified teacher definition.