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Summer School and HB 4545 Details


Posted Date: 05/31/2022

Summer School and HB 4545 Details

As the 22-23 school year comes to an end, Vidor ISD will be providing summer school opportunitites to meet the HB 4545 legislation for our students. This letter from the campus prinicpal will help parents understand how they can partner with us in making sure we stay in compliance with this new law.

Dear Parent,
Last year, the Texas legislature passed House Bill (HB 4545), updating Texas Education Code (TEC) 28.021, which now requires an Accelerated Instruction Plan for students who did not perform satisfactorily on or did not take the:
● STAAR 3rd-8th grade assessments in reading and math
● STAAR 5th grade assessment in science
For students who do not perform satisfactorily on the reading or math STAAR in grades 3, 5, and 8, the law requires that a campus committee develop an Accelerated Learning Plan for each student. These committees must comprise the principal or designee, a parent/guardian, and a teacher of the subject in which the student did not perform satisfactorily. If your student is served through an IEP, the plan will be developed by an ARD committee.


Parents of students who were not successful on STAAR should have received an invitation to join the committee or have attended a meeting to develop the Accelerated Learning Plan for their child. If the parent was unable to attend the meeting, the plan developed in the meeting should
have been shared with you following the conclusion of the meeting.
Attendance in summer school will fulfill the accelerated instruction requirements outlined in HB 4545. Students who fail either Math, Reading, or Science will be allowed to attend remediation for that subject. Students who do not attend summer school will be required to complete
accelerated instruction hours during the 2022-2023 school year.


For more information about HB 4545, please see the TEA Implementation Overview available on their website at:
https://tea.texas.gov/about-tea/news-and-multimedia/correspondence/taa-letters/house-bill-4545-implementation-overview

Dates & Location:
Monday - Thursday: June 6-9th, June 13-16th, June 20th-23rd, & June 27-30th
Vidor MS (5th-grade campus) at VHS for grades 5-6
Time: Breakfast - 7:15-7:45am
Lunch 12:15-12:45pm
Parent Pick up - 12:45


Transportation: Students eligible for bus transportation can be picked up and dropped off at their residence listed in Skyward or another location with principal approval. The district only provides transportation at the beginning of the school day and the end of the school day.
If you choose not to send your child to summer school, VMS or VJH will be providing HB 4545 accelerated instruction during the 2022-2023 school year during the campus-wide intervention/enrichment period.


Please call our office at 951-8882 or email us at kepierce@vidorisd.org to let us know if your child will be attending summer school.
If you have any questions, please reach out to your student’s campus. We look forward to continuing to partner with you to support your student.

Sincerely,
Kerri Pierce
Kerri Pierce, Principal

 

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Vidor Middle School
945 N Tram
Vidor, Texas 77662
Phone: (409) 951-8880
Fax: (409) 783-0309