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Following the three-day external review process, the Calcasieu Parish School Board and each of its schools received full-accreditation statuses from the AdvancED Accreditation Commission, a non-profit, non-governmental organization that accredits primary and secondary schools throughout the United States and 70 countries. The renewed accreditation status means every public school in Calcasieu Parish meets or exceeds the accreditation standards that support student achievement. Visit the AdvancED website for more information on the accreditation process. http://www.advanc-ed.org/services#
The Calcasieu Parish School Board Instructional Resource Review Committees are conducting a review of English language arts, math, science, and social studies instructional resources for adoption into our schools for the 2015-2016 school year.
The sample resources will be on display from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on school days February 12 through March 2, 2015, in the lobby of the Calcasieu Parish School Board Central Office located at 3310 Broad Street. Extended hours will be available on Thursday, February 26 from 4:30 p.m. until the completion of the C&I committee meeting.
Anyone wishing to express concerns pertaining to any of the materials under consideration must be a legal resident of Calcasieu Parish. All concerns must be made in writing and submitted to the office of the Chief Academic Officer by 4:30 p.m. on March 2.
The Calcasieu Parish School Board adopted the following PARCC testing resolution drafted by district staff on Tuesday, February 12, 2015. Copies of the resolution will be sent to Governor Bobby Jindal, State Superintendent of Education John White, the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, Calcasieu Parish State Senators and Representatives, and the Louisiana School Board Association.
Each parent/guardian who wishes to opt a student out of PARCC must complete and submit the official CPSB opt-out form, which is available at all CPSB schools. Click Here for important information regarding the decision to opt-out from PARCC testing. All questions regarding the PARCC Assessment and opting out should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Student Progress Center (SPC) requires Google Chrome or Internet Explorer 9 or higher to function properly. Recent updates to the website have been made, which require users to refresh their browser (click the refresh button located next to the web address bar). The login screen features a new appearance, but usernames and passwords have not changed. Use the following link or the SPC help button to learn more about the features and capabilities of the center.http://spc.edgear.net/wiki/spc/index.php?title=Main_Page
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