1. Call to order and roll call.
2. Approval of minutes from the meeting of July 11, 2011.
3. Further presentation on use of the results of the statewide summative assessment, currently known as the WESTEST 2, including:
(a) the use of a growth model for analyzing student progress, how the results will be used at the school level and the requirements for implementing a growth model;
(b) the potential for requesting waivers of certain requirements the federal No Child Left Behind Act; and
(c) WV’s participation as a governing state in the SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC).
- Robert Hull and Juan D’Brot, WV Department of Education
4. Other business.