Dear Stakeholder,

We are the DC Public Charter School Board, the sole authorizer of public charter schools in the District, and we are placing equity and student outcomes at the forefront of our work. To do this, we need your help.

We invite you to participate in a brief survey that will help us develop a clear and robust accountability framework to ensure DC public charter schools are environments where all students, especially those who are historically marginalized, can thrive

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* 2. What grade band are you most closely associated with? Select all that apply.

Purpose and Use of the School Quality Report
Up until school buildings shutdown due to the pandemic in March 2020, DC PCSB evaluated the performance of every public charter school annually in its School Quality Report. This report ranked schools into Tiers 1, 2 or 3, with 1 being the best.

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* 3. Are you familiar with the School Quality Report?

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* 4. To what extent does the School Quality Report impact your school-related decisions?

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* 5. How do you use the School Quality Report? Select all that apply.

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* 6. How useful do you find the following information in the current School Quality Report, with 1 being the least useful, 4 being the most useful?

  1 2 3 4 I'm not sure.
Student-teacher relationships
Student engagement
Social-emotional learning (SEL)
Discipline
Attendance
Mid-year withdrawal rate
Teacher demographics, professional development, years in teaching
Student Experience

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* 7. How useful would it be for you to see the following measures of school climate, student supports, and student experience in a new School Quality Report, with 1 being the least useful and 4 being the most useful?

  1 2 3 4 I'm not sure.
Student-teacher relationships
Student engagement
Social-emotional learning (SEL)
Discipline
Attendance
Mid-year withdrawal rate
Teacher demographics, professional development, years in teaching

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* 8. What information would you like to see about schools to know all students are thriving?

Focus on Equity

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* 9. How useful would you find it if the School Quality Report tracks the following equity measures, with 1 being the least useful and 4 being the most useful?

  1 2 3 4 I'm not sure.
Showing data by racial, ethnic, or economic student groups
Measures showing the differences between racial, ethnic, or economic student groups in student achievement
Measures showing the differences between racial, ethnic, or economic student groups student experience (such as discipline, attendance, etc.)
Measures of racial, ethnic, or economic segregation within a school or within the city
Showing culturally responsive teachers and administrator data
Activities, programs, and policies promoting inclusive student experiences (for example, high expectations for all, a sense of belonging among students, and social emotional learning)
Activities, programs, and policies promoting student achievement (for example, relevant and engaging learning materials, student agency in learning, and opportunities to learn in the broader community)
Provision of supportive resources (for example, materials to support rigorous pedagogy, time and resources for educators, and co-curricular activities for students)
Activities, programs, and policies that promote community engagement (for example, opportunities to be involved in school decision making, enabling conditions for parent/guardian involvement in school events, and civic engagement opportunities for students)

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* 10. Are there any other measures you would like to see on the new School Quality Report to reflect equitable or inequitable conditions or outcomes at your school?

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* 11. On a previous question you selected equity measures you would like to see tracked on the School Quality Report. In what ways would you use this information?

Potential Additions to School Quality Report

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* 12. What are some activities, programs, or policies at your school that are not captured in the current School Quality Report?

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* 13. How important is it that the activities, programs, or policies not currently captured in the School Quality Report be included?

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