Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP): Definition & Status


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What federal legislation was enacted in 2001 that required school accountability?

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1. Which of the following funding sources is tied to meeting AYP?

2. Which of the following consequences may apply to a school who did not make AYP the first year?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions contained in this short multiple-choice quiz will test your knowledge of adequate yearly progress, including funding sources impacted by AYP and consequences of not meeting requirements.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following concepts:

  • Federal school accountability program enacted in 2001
  • Funding source connected to meeting AYP
  • Consequences for school that fail to make AYP the first year
  • Potential consequence if a school fails to achieve adequate growth for three or more years
  • Current status of AYP

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about school accountability requirements based on federal legislation
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the consequences for a school that fails to make AYP in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding funding source connected to meeting AYP

Additional Learning

To take a closer look at this topic, review the related lesson titled Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP): Definition & Status. This lesson covers the following:

  • No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act
  • Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
  • Types of assessments used to measure growth
  • Progressive sanctions
  • Alignment with state standards and objectives