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Coahoma ISD to Implement TAKS Incentive Plan for Students

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

Officials from Coahoma Independent School District announced today a student TAKS performance incentive plan. Read the full article from KOSA CBS 7 here.

The plan will give students who perform well on the TAKS up to 10 extra days off school. Other students who do not perform as well on the test will benefit from smaller class sizes and more one-on-one attention from teachers.

The district is following the lead of many other districts across Texas who have implemented similar incentives for high performing students.

Ector County ISD TAKS Improvement Plan Features Interventionists

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

According to Odessa American online, Ector County ISD has announced a new TAKS improvement plan.  Read the entire article here.

One of the main roles of the interventionists will be to reduce the number of dropouts.  According to TEA, ECISD had a dropout rate of 7.7% in 2006-20007 — well above the state average dropout rate of 3.9%.

Like many large school districts ECISD is struggling to overcome community-wide issues which affect TAKS ratings.  Interventionists are a great idea that are sure to help.