Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/261

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PUBLIC LAW 104-134—APR. 26, 1996 110 STAT. 1321-114 (?) The establishment of leadership development projects for middle school principals, which projects shall increase student learning and achievement and strengthen such principals as instructional school leaders. (Q) The implementation of a policy for performancebased evaluation of principals and teachers, after consultation with the Superintendent and unions (including unions that represent teachers and unions that represent principals). (R) The implementation of policies that require competitive appointments for all District of Columbia public school positions. (S) The implementation of policies regarding alternative teacher certification requirements. (T) The implementation of testing requirements for teacher licensing renewal. (U) A review of the District of Columbia public school central office budget gind staffing reductions for each fiscal year compared to the level of such budget and reductions at the end of fiscal year 1995. (V) The implementation of the discipline policy for the District of Columbia public schools in order to ensure a safe, disciplined environment conducive to learning. (2) OTHER INFORMATION.—For each of the items described in subparagraphs (A) through (V) of paragraph (1), the longterm reform plan shall include— (A) a statement of measurable, objective performance goals; (B) a description of the measures of performance to be used in determining whether the Superintendent and Board of Education have met the goals; (C) dates by which the goals shall be met; (D) plans for monitoring and reporting progress to District of Columbia residents, the Mayor, the District of Columbia Council, the Authority, the Consensus Commission, and the appropriate congressional committees regarding the carrying out of the long-term reform plan; and (E) the title of the management employee of the District of Columbia public schools most directly responsible for the achievement of each goal and, with respect to each such employee, the title of the employee's immediate supervisor or superior. (c) AMENDMENTS.— The Superintendent, with the approval of the Board of Education,, shall submit any amendment to the longterm reform plan to the Mayor, the District of Columbia Council, the Authority, the Consensus Commission, and the appropriate congressional committees. Any amendment to the long-term reform plan shall be consistent with the financial plan and budget for fiscal year 1996, and each financial plan and budget for a subsequent fiscal year, as the case may be, for the District of Columbia required under section 201 of the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Act of 1995. SEC. 2102. SUPERINTENDENTS REPORT ON REFORMS. Not later than December 1, 1996, the Superintendent shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees, the Board of Education, the Mayor, the Consensus Commission, and the District