School Effectiveness

School Effectiveness Resources


School Choice under AYP & NCLB - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Guidance Handbook For Navigating The Green Mountain Star System 2013-2014

Green Mountain Star (GMS) is a web-based continuous improvement tool for schools and districts that is based on a complex list of indicators, which have been researched extensively. These indicators are linked to the sound and effective educational practices taking place in schools across the nation. This handbook provides guidance and resources for navigating the Green Mountain Star system.

Operations Manual for the School Accountability System Based on Student Achievement

No Child Left Behind Act (NCLBA) Information:

Supplemental Educational Services Non-Regulatory Guidance (Revised 1/14/09)
This January 14, 2009 guidance updates and expands upon the former supplemental educational services (SES) guidance released by U.S. Department of Education on June 13, 2005 and represents the current thinking on SES requirements. It is written in a question and answer format and includes a number of new and modified questions that address issues related to SES. Responses to other questions have been revised to make them clearer. NOTE: Clicking this link will open a Microsoft Word document on the U.S. Department of Education's Web site.

Vermont School Improvement Progression 2013-2014

Student Performance Data

The Vermont Agency of Education collects and reports on a wide range of data related to public schools in the state. Categories of data currently available include: accountability data (state), assessment data (state and national), public school and district reports, school finance data reports and special education data.


Ken Remsen, School Effectiveness Program Manager, at or (802) 479-1444

Page Last Updated on July 2, 2014