The Accountability Model in Mississippi’s education system is a driving force to indicate success of a student, teacher, school and district. How does the accountability model impact instruction in classrooms? How are teachers teaching differently now due to the accountability model? Research the Accountability Model on the MDE website at the following link: Mississippi Accountability Communication Toolkit Link (Links to an external site.)
Read each of the following at the above link and watch the video “What are A-F School Grades?” • About Mississippi’s A-F Grading System • Frequently Asked Questions • How Schools and Districts Earn Points • Where to Find Accountability Results
Address the following in your paper: • Describe each component of the model in detail. • Describe the difference between a 700 and 1000 point scale? • How will this information help you as a classroom teacher?