Student Needs Assessment will need to be completed by historically defined Indian impacted school districts to determine what supports are needed in school, at home, and in the community to help American Indian and Alaska Native students succeed in school, graduate with a diploma of excellence, and be prepared to enter post-secondary education or the workplace.
Additional Training and Resources
Sound education policy and practice may require decisions based on new information collected on attitudes, perceptions, or facts in a school or community. This guide offers a five-step process to design effective questionnaires that follow research based guidelines and can be used to survey students, teachers, or parents. It also lists resources on sample selection, questionnaire administration, and data collection, analysis, and presentation.
This chart is a quick reference guide for the IEA Needs Assessment-Systemic framework to include programs, services, culturally relevant activities and professional development that need to be provided to improve Indian education
The target goals for reading and math for the different subgroups were established in the NM ESSA plan in 2019 (click here to view) and begin on page 8. There are also interim goals and measures of progress starting on page 17 of the ESSA plan. There are also target goals for graduation in the ESSA plan starting on page 24 – for an adjusted cohort graduation rate.