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MINUTES
CURRICULUM AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEETING
June 12, 2019
5:30 p.m.

 

Committee Members Present:  Chair:  Pia Holmes; Staci Fortunato, Kevin Lamoreau 

Board Members Present:  Jennifer Dumond, Edward Hastings 

Administrators Present:  James Anastasio, Donna Madore, Teresa Beaudoin, Theresa Violette 

                 1. WIDA (World-class Instructional Design and Assessment) 

                          A.   ACCESS for English Language Learners Test Data School Year 18-19

                                      Attachment 1 

                          B.  WIDA ACCESS Student Progress District Wide

                                      Attachment 2 

                           C.  WIDA ACCESS for ELLS English Language Proficiency Test

                                      Attachment 3 

                           D.  WIDA Data Comparisons

                                      Attachment 4 

WIDA is an organization that develops federally mandated testing for ELL students.  The testing takes place in January and 121 students took the assessments.   Once a student achieves a score of 4.5, they are discharged from ELL programing.  Twelve students achieved that score this year.  Ms. Madore went over WIDA assessment results of the last four years.  As the number of ELL students decrease, staffing needs will be evaluated.  She said she is very proud of our ELL Program. 

The meeting adjourned at 6:05 p.m.