A statewide alternate assessment designed for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. Specifically, it is intended for those unable to participate meaningfully in the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment even with accommodations.
Pennsylvania's Alternate System of Assessment
PAsecureID is a unique, permanent, anonymous state-wide student ID assigned to all students upon their first entry into the Commonwealth public school system. A single, unique PAsecureID remains with an individual student throughout their educational career within Pennsylvania
Organizational structure of the PIMS manual. Domains include: Child Accounting, Course and Grades, Discipline, District, Enrollment, Groups and Programs, Location, Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities, Survey, Staff, Student, Career and Technical Education, Special Education
A 7-digit individual secure unique identifier for all certified educators. A secure alternative to the use of Social Security Numbers for reporting and retrieving Act 48 continuing professional education credits and hours.
Professional Personal Identification Number
A facility, other than one operated by a public agency, which as of December 31, 1977, offered educational services as a part of a total rehabilitative program provided for legally committed juveniles.
Annual standards-based, criterion-referenced assessment used to measure a student's attainment of the academic standards while also determining the degree to which school programs enable students to attain proficiency of the standards. Every Pennsylvania student in grades 3 through 8 is assessed in reading and math. Every Pennsylvania student in grades 5 and 8 is assessed in writing. Every Pennsylvania student in grades 4 and 8 is assessed in science.
Pennsylvannia System of School Assessment
A statistical analysis of Pennsylvania state assessment data, and provides Pennsylvania LEAs with growth data to add to achievement data. It provides educators with information to ensure they are meeting the academic needs of groups of students, as well as individual students.
Pennsylvania Value Added Assessment System