Progress and Outcomes

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VTSS Annual Report 2019

VTSS has a proven track record of positive results for its participating schools. Currently, 60 Virginia school divisions are participating in VTSS. Each year, schools in participating divisions submit fidelity of implementation and student outcome data to the Virginia Department of Education. Highlights of VTSS’s positive outcomes include:

Impact on school discipline

The following data are based on VTSS Cohort 1-2 schools that are implementing VTSS and have submitted outcome summary data for five consecutive years (n=38):

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Office discipline referrals: There was a 38 percent decrease among general education students and a 15 percent decrease among special education students in the average number of office discipline referrals from End-of-Year (EOY) 2015 to EOY 2019.

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Out-of-school suspensions: There was a 39 percent decrease among general education students and a 21 percent decrease among special education students in the average number of out-of-school suspensions from EOY 2015 to EOY 2019.

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In-school suspensions: There was a 39 percent decrease among general education students and a 19 percent decrease among special education students in the average number of in-school suspensions from EOY 2015 to EOY 2019.

Fidelity of implementation

Higher fidelity of implementation correlates with fewer disciplinary actions.

Positive Impact of VTSS - December, 2017

VTSS Annual Report 2018

VTSS Annual Report 2017

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