School Accountability Systems and School Poverty Rates

National School Lunch Program Eligibility (all states): "Elementary/Secondary Information System," (National Center for Education Statistics, 2013), http://goo.gl/ED34jG (accessed Sept. 10, 2013).

Michigan: "2010-2011 Top-to-Bottom School Rankings List," (Michigan Department of Education, 2013), http://goo.gl/SyATYQ (accessed Sept. 17, 2013); "Top to Bottom Ranking," (Michigan Department of Education, 2013), http://goo.gl/DehH1D (accessed Sept. 10, 2013).

Florida: "2012-2013 School Accountability Reports: School Grades, Basic Information on Schools," (Florida Department of Education, 2013), (accessed Sept. 10, 2013); "School Accountability Reports," (Florida Department of Education, 2012), http://goo.gl/dzAe80 (accessed Sept. 17, 2013).

Wisconsin: "District and School Report Cards," (Wisconsin Department of Education, 2012), http://goo.gl/RLPfRC (accessed Sept. 10, 2013).

Oklahoma: "Statewide Grades," (Oklahoma Department of Education, 2013), http://goo.gl/X3vXhD (accessed Sept. 10, 2013).

Ohio: "Ohio School Report Cards: Advanced Reports," (Ohio Department of Education, 2013), http://goo.gl/A3ERtn (accessed Sept. 10, 2013); "2011-2012 Ratings Table," (Ohio Department of Education, 2013), http://goo.gl/wPLjvV (accessed Oct. 4, 2013).

Maine: "School Grades - Elementary School Level," (Maine Department of Education, 2012), http://goo.gl/xYniym (accessed Sept. 10, 2013); "School Grades - High School Level," (Maine Department of Education, 2012), http://goo.gl/xYniym (accessed Sept. 10, 2013).

Indiana: "A-F Accountability: 2012 A-F School Grade Results," (Indiana Department of Education, 2013), http://goo.gl/88CQG0 (accessed Sept. 10, 2013).

Arizona: "A-F Letter Grade Accountability," (Arizona Department of Education, 2013), http://goo.gl/cajMR9 (accessed Sept. 10, 2013).


School Report Card Methodology and Choice-Based Consequences for Low Scores

Michigan: MCL § 380.1280c(2); Venessa Keesler, "Understanding the Top-to-Bottom Ranking," (Michigan Department of Education, 2013), http://goo.gl/GLfcF7 (accessed Sept. 16, 2013); "Priority Schools: Overview," (Michigan Department of Education, 2013), http://goo.gl/0m9Z0E (accessed Sept. 17, 2013).

Florida: "Grading Florida's Public Schools 2013," (Florida Department of Education, 2013), http://goo.gl/iM12Xm (accessed Sept. 17, 2013); Fla. Stat. § 1002.38.

Wisconsin: "School Report Card Technical Guide," (Wisconsin Department of Education, Dec. 2, 2012), http://goo.gl/3Z5neM (accessed Sept. 12, 2013); "2013 Assembly Bill 40," (Wisconsin Legislature, 2013), http://goo.gl/3Z5neM (accessed Sept. 17, 2013).

Oklahoma: "A-F Report Card," (Oklahoma Department of Education, 2012), http://goo.gl/D8f3q0 (accessed Sept. 17, 2013); "Oklahoma ESEA Flexibility Request," (Oklahoma Department of Education, July 27, 2012), http://goo.gl/LZEUfa (accessed Sept. 12, 2013).

Ohio: “Understanding Ohio’s New Local Report Card System,” (Ohio Department of Education, 2013), http://goo.gl/Kgq4fb (accessed Sept. 16, 2013); "EdChoice Scholarship Program," (Ohio Department of Education, 2013), http://goo.gl/LyKYLU (accessed Sept. 20, 2013).

Maine: "Maine School Performance Grading System - Resources - Methodology," (Maine Department of Education, 2012), http://goo.gl/dypNC4 (accessed Sept. 23, 2013).

Indiana: "A-F: Indiana's School Accountability Model," (Indiana Department of Education, 2012), http://goo.gl/0D0x7N (accessed Sept. 17, 2013); Ind. Code § 20-51-1-4.3(3)(B).

Arizona: "2013 A-F Letter Grade Accountability System," (Arizona Department of Education, 2013), http://goo.gl/fAUZ3q (accessed Sept. 17, 2013); Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 15-241; “Public School Choice,” (Arizona Department of Education, 2012); http://goo.gl/qCpjCh (accessed Sept. 19, 2013).