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State Growth Measures Toolkits

Resources for teachers, administrators, parents and general public, and professional developers and technical users have been developed to support the interpretation and use of New York State-provided growth scores starting with the 2016-17 school year. In each section below, you will find supporting resources for each audience.

Additional Resources

July 17, 2017
The following resources provide relevant information and support to districts and BOCES about Annual Professional Performance Reviews under Education...
July 17, 2017
Information about APPR data collection, reporting timelines and requirements, the 2016-17 APPR Implementation Certification form, and APPR review and...
Overview of State-Provided Growth Scores
As part of the Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) process pursuant to Education Law §3012-d, New York State teachers of mathematics and English language arts (ELA) in grades 4–8 and their principals, as well as principals with grades 9-12 (all grades), will receive state-provided growth scores based on 2016-17 State tests for advisory purposes only pursuant to Section 30-2.14 and 30-3.17 of the Rules of the Board of Regents.

APPR Resources

This animated video provides a simplified explanation of how New York State calculates student growth based on state tests.

July 17, 2017
The following resources provide relevant information and support to districts and BOCES about Annual Professional Performance Reviews under Education Law §3012-d and Subpart 30-3 of the Rules of the Board of Regents for the school years 2015-16 and beyond.
July 17, 2017
Information about APPR data collection, reporting timelines and requirements, the 2016-17 APPR Implementation Certification form, and APPR review and approval processes for 2017-18 material changes.