% of parents who report that the school facilitated parent involvement
The data source for Indicator 8 is parent survey data collected by districts in the spring.
New for 2022 submission:
States must compare response rate from year to year.
Describe strategies to increase response rate, particularly for underrepresented groups.
Analyze response rate for potential nonresponse bias and take steps to promote response from broad cross-section.
Include extent to which the demographics are representative of demographics of students receiving services.
Describe strategies to ensure representativeness in the future.
Must include race/ethnicity AND at least one of the following: age, disability, gender, geographic location, other demographic category approved by stakeholders.
States must describe the metric used to determine representativeness (e.g., +/- 3% discrepancy in the proportion of responders compared to target group).
Kentucky Department of Education items specific to Indicator 8
To stimulate thinking and discussion among district and school personnel regarding the root causes of Indicator 8 performance, investigative questions may be accessed HERE.