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What does DA stand for?

DA stands for Differentiated Accountability (US Department of Education)

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The Department's Policy and Program Studies Service (PPSS) has issued some new evaluation studies: "Early Implementation of State Differentiated Accountability Plans Under the No Child Left Behind Act" (report, results in brief); "National Evaluation of Title III Implementation: Report on State and Local Implementation" (report, results in brief); and "Providing Effective Teachers for All Students: Examples from Five Districts" (report, results in brief).
Department of Education * Spellings Announces 25 Teachers Selected for Teaching Ambassador Fellowships * Spellings Speaks at Education Leaders Forum in Paris * Six States Approved to Use Differentiated Accountability From the Office of Innovation and Improvement * New Grant Competition: High-Quality Supplemental Educational Services and After-School Partnerships Demonstration.
At the same time, the Secretary announced the approval of several state proposals under the Department's growth model and differentiated accountability pilot programs.
In a statement, Gene Wilhoit, executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers, called differentiated accountability "one of the most critical issues in the reauthorization of NCLB.
In addition, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, and Indiana have been approved for this same flexibility under the differentiated accountability pilot program announced in July.
Earlier this year, the Secretary announced a differentiated accountability pilot program that would allow states to distinguish between low-performing schools in need of dramatic interventions and those that are closer to meeting the goals of No Child Left Behind.