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IDOE Seeks Comment on Federal Waiver Request

IDOE is inviting the public to provide feedback regarding the state’s request for a one-year waiver from the U.S. Department of Education regarding federal accountability requirements. Specifically, a waiver from the following:

  • Annual assignment of federal ratings based on 2020-2021 data;
  • Identification for federal statuses of comprehensive, targeted, and additional targeted support based on 2020-2021 data;
  • Measurement of progress toward long-term goals based on 2020-2021 data;
  • Adjustment of a school’s academic achievement (proficiency) score based on a participation rate below 95 percent; and
  • Annual reporting of certain data related to accountability based on 2020-2021 data.

To comment, complete this JotForm by April 16 or EMAIL WITH QUESTIONS.

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