Guidance on Reporting Children Receiving Priority Pre-K or Statewide Universal Full-Day Pre-K in SIRS
This memo provides instructions for entering prekindergarten students in SIRS.
This memo highlights the timeline for the 2014-15 data collection of the BEDS Personnel Master File (PMF) and updates to the collection process for teacher data.View All
Under New York State Education Departments (NYSEDs) approved Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) flexibility waiver, the states persistently lowest-achieving schools are identified as Priority Schools and may also be placed under registration review (SURR), pursuant to Commissioners regulation 100.18. As a result, Priority Schools, with the support of the larger district and school-community, have an opportunity to develop and implement a whole-school change model with the goal of achieving dramatic school-level achievement gains such that the school is in good academic standing within three years.
Funding Opportunity: Prekindergarten for Three-Year Old Students in High-Need School Districts (3PK)
The purpose of the Prekindergarten for Three-Year Old Students in High Need School Districts is to increase the availability of high quality prekindergarten placements for high need children and schools within New York State.View All