Center for the Study of Systemic Reform
   in Milwaukee Public Schools

 


Center for the Study of Systemic Reform in Milwaukee Public Schools
TECHNICAL REPORT 98-1               

    

 

TECHNICAL REPORTS ON MILWAUKEE PUBLIC SCHOOLS POLICY,
INFORMATION SYSTEMS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL ALIGNMENT

DECEMBER 1998

 
Directors' Summary
           Directors' Summary of Technical Reports on Milwaukee Public
           Schools Policy, Information systems, and Instructional Alignment  
           William H. Clune and Norman L. Webb
Report on Accountability
The School Accountability System
William H. Clune    
Report on the Information System
Information System Design in Support of Reform Efforts
Christopher A. Thorn
Report on Alignment
Study of Alignment
Norman L. Webb and Todd Bloom
  
         Abstract
       I.    Introduction
       II.   The Importance of System Alignment for Student Attainment of MPS Standards
       III.  Current Status of Milwaukee Public Schools' Standards and Expectations
       IV. Current Status of the MPS Assessment System
       V.  The New MPS Assessment System
       VI.  Design of Proposed Alignment Study
      VII.  Conclusions
             REFERENCES
             Summary Charts of MPS Assessment Systems
                   MPS Mathematics Assessment System
                   MPS Language Arts Assessment System
                   MPS Science Assessment System
                   Language Arts Depth-of-Complexity Levels
             Appendix A:  Language Arts Depth-of-Complexity Levels
 

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