When Hurricane Ike made landfall near Galveston on September 13,
2008, its direct impact was felt by a large number of Texas school
districts and charters. Many were forced to suspend classes—some
for an extended period of time. On September 25, the Texas Education
Agency declared Hurricane Ike a state education-related crisis.
Districts and schools located
in a county designated by Federal Emergency Management Agency
(FEMA) as a disaster area are eligible for the Hurricane
Ike Provision if they were closed for ten
or more instructional days between September 10, 2008 and late
Below are links to the lists of schools and districts that are
eligible for the Hurricane Ike Provision.
List of Districts eligible for the
Hurricane Ike Provision. For districts on this list,
the eligibility is district-wide; all campuses in these districts
are eligible. PDF | Excel
List of Campuses eligible for the
Hurricane Ike Provision. These campuses are in districts
that did not receive the district-wide eligibility. PDF | Excel
State Accountability (Standard and Alternative Education Accountability
Under the Hurricane Ike Provision, if the 2009 accountability
rating is either Academically Unacceptable or lower
than the rating received in 2008, and is based on 2008-09 assessment
results, TEA will issue a rating of Not Rated: Other on
July 31, 2009.
For additional information regarding the Hurricane Ike Provision
for the 2009 state accountability system, refer to Appendix
K of the 2009
Accountability Manual. See also the
Letter to Superintendents of September
Districts and campuses evaluated for Adequate Yearly Progress
(AYP) as required under the federal accountability provisions
of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act are also eligible for
special consideration under the Hurricane Ike Provision. Under the USDE approved provision, districts and campuses that miss AYP for either the Reading or Mathematics indicators only will not be evaluated on those indicators in 2009 AYP evaluations.
For additional information regarding the Hurricane Ike Provision used for the 2009 AYP evaluations, see the 2009 AYP Guide.
This page last updated July 14, 2009
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