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PAR Outcome Data

PAR Outcomes for Teachers in the Novice Program
Cincinnati
Year Total Novices in PAR Result after 1st Year of PAR  (N)  
Non-Renewed 2nd Year of PAR  
1987-88 116 9  (7.8%) 9  (7.8%)
1988-89 155 6  (3.9%) 13  (8.4%)
1989-90 144 5  (3.5%) 8  (5.6%)
1990-91 177 7  (4.0%) 19  (10.7%)
1991-92 172 5  (2.9%) 20  (11.6%)
1992-93 210 5  (2.4%) 14  (6.7%)
1993-94 170 2  (1.2%) 13  (7.6%)
1994-95 215 1  (0.5%) 15  (7.0%)
1995-96 95 1  (1.1%) 5  (5.3%)
1996-97 142 3  (2.1%) 4  (2.8%)
1997-98 209 6  (2.9%) 15  (7.2%)
1998-99 188 12  (6.4%) 8  (4.3%)
1999-00 99 3  (3.0%) 8  (8.1%)
2000-01 54 4  (7.4%) 6  (11.1%)
2001-02 116 5  (4.3%) 2  (1.7%)
2002-03 176 1  (0.6%) N/A
2003-04 219 4  (1.8%) N/A
2004-05 67 1  (1.5%) N/A
2005-06 18 0  (0.0%) N/A
2006-07 37 0  (0.0%) N/A
2007-08 40 0  (0.0%)   N/A
  TOTAL (21 Years) 2819 80  (2.8%) 159  (5.6%)

 

 

Minneapolis
 Year Total
1997 to 2002 250 to 500 per year
2002 to 2005 125 per year
2005 to 2008 85 to 194 per year
TOTAL (11 Years)  

 

 

Montgomery County
 Year Total Novices in PAR Result after 1st Year of PAR  (N)
  Non-Renewed     2nd Year of PAR     Resigned  
2000-01 151 7  (4.6%) 25  (16.6%) N/A
2001-02 393 3  (0.8%) 20  (5.1%) N/A
2002-03 655 28  (4.3%) 43  (6.6%) N/A
2003-04 497 2  (0.4%) 13  (2.6%) 24  (4.8%)
2004-05 510 4  (0.8%) 16  (3.1%) 17  (3.3%)
2005-06 607 13  (2.1%) 26  (4.3%) 28  (4.6%)
2006-07 535 18  (3.4%) 24  (4.5%) N/A
2007-08 446 16  (3.6%) 32  (7.2%)   N/A
TOTAL (8 Years) 3794 91  (2.4%) 199  (5.2%) 69 1.8%

 

 

Rochester
 Year   Total Novices in PAR     Result after 1st Year of PAR  (N)  
Left District
1987 to 2001 2,229 283  (12.7%)
2001-02 582 74  (12.7%)
2002-03 253 38  (15.0%)
2003-04 331 44  (13.3%)
2004-05 235 22  (9.4%)
2005-06 342 37  (10.8%)
2006-07 426 30  (7.0%)
TOTAL (20 Years) 4,398 528  (12.0%)

 

 

Syracuse
 Year Total Novices in PAR Result after 1st Year of PAR (N)
Non-Renewed
2005-06 36 3 (8.3%)
2006-07 71 4 (5.6%)
2007-08 62 6 (9.7%)
TOTAL (2 Years) 169 13 (7.7%)

 

 

Toledo
 Year Total Novices in PAR Result after 1st Year of PAR  (N)
Non-Renewed Resigned
1981-82 19 3  (15.8%) 0  (0.0%)
1982-83 49 1  (2.0%) 0  (0.0%)
1983-84 71 2  (2.8%) 3  (4.2%)
1984-85 83 3  (3.6%) 1  (1.2%)
1985-86 92 2  (2.2%) 3  (3.3%)
1986-87 163 2  (1.2%) 4  (2.5%)
1987-88 202 7  (3.5%) 4  (2.0%)
1988-89 151 7  (4.6%) 4  (2.6%)
1989-90 141 5  (3.5%) 5  (3.5%)
1990-91 170 8  (4.7%) 9  (5.3%)
1991-92 109 9  (8.3%) 4  (3.7%)
1992-93 249 8  (3.2%) 17  (6.8%)
1993-94 170 8  (4.7%) 10  (5.9%)
1994-95 160 8  (5.0%) 8  (5.0%)
1995-96 N/A (Program Suspended)
1996-97 175 9  (5.1%) 8  (4.6%)
1997-98 196 6  (3.1%) 15  (7.7%)
1998-99 400 12  (3.0%) 20  (5.0%)
1999-00 285 15  (5.3%) 16  (5.6%)
2000-01 140 4  (2.9%) 8  (5.7%)
2001-02 312 6  (1.9%) 11  (3.5%)
2002-03 297 12  (4.0%) 4  (1.3%)
2003-04 85 2  (2.4%) 4  (4.7%)
    Left District (Non-Renewed or Resigned)
2004-05 134 6  (4.5%)
2005-06 69 5  (7.2%)
2006-07 69 2  (2.9%)
2007-08 98 9  (9.2%)
TOTAL (26 Years) 4,089 319  (7.8%)

 

 

PAR Outcomes for Teachers in the Intervention Program

 

 

Cincinnati  (current teaching staff: 2,357)
 Year Teachers Referred to Intervention Teachers in Intervention    Result after Intervention  (N)   
Dismissed Resigned/ Retired Add'l Year of Intervention Successful Return to Classroom
1986 to 2002 201 149 83 32 N/A 34
2002-03 N/A 10 4 4 1 1
2003-04 N/A 10 5 2 3 0
2004-05 N/A 11 4 2 1 4
2005-06 N/A 5 2 1 1 1
2006-07 N/A 12 3 4 0 5
2007-08 N/A 5 0 1 0 0
TOTAL (22 Years) 201 202 101 46 6 45

 

 

Minneapolis  (current teaching staff: 2,250)
 Year Teachers Referred to Intervention Teachers in Intervention Result after Intervention  (N)
Left District Add'l Year of Intervention Successful Return to Classroom
1997 to 2003 N/A 350 N/A N/A 201
2004 to 2008 183 N/A 68 45 70
TOTAL (3 Years)          

 

 

Montgomery County  (current teaching staff: 9,371)
 Year Teachers in Intervention Result after Intervention  (N)
Dismissed Resigned/ Retired Add'l Year of Intervention Successful Return to Classroom
2000-01 32 3 1 9 19
2001-02 45 6 9 7 22
2002-03 18 4 2 2 8
2003-04 20 4 4 3 7
2004-05 23 4 7 4 6
2005-06 44 10 5 19 8
2006-07 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2007-08 9 7 0 2 0
TOTAL (8 Years) 191 38 28 46 70

 

 

Rochester  (current teaching staff: 2,861)
 Year Teachers Referred to Intervention Teachers in Intervention Result after Intervention  (N)
Dismissed Resigned/ Retired Successful Return to Classroom
1987 to 2001 70 34 N/A 3 33
2001 to present 13 4 1 1 2
TOTAL (20 Years) 83 38 1 3 34

 

 

San Juan  (current teaching staff: 2,267)
 Year Teachers Referred to Intervention Teachers in Intervention Result after Intervention  (N)
Dismissed Resigned/ Retired Successful Return to Classroom
2000 to 2005 16 16 3 3 10
2005 to 2008 12 10 1 3 4
TOTAL (8 Years) 28 26 4 6 14

 

 

Toledo  (current teaching staff: 1,852)
 Year Teachers Referred to Intervention Teachers in Intervention Result after Intervention  (N)
Dismissed or Resigned Add'l Year of Intervention Successful Return to Classroom
2004-05 N/A 6 2 2 2
2005-06 N/A 2 0 1 1
2006-07 N/A 3 2 1 0
2007-08 N/A 7 1 6 0
TOTAL (4 Years)   18 5 10 3