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Unformatted text preview: Ad Ldsp 732 Wednesday, March 16, 2011 School Politics Steve Kircher Issue Write-up #2: The Problem As stated in my Issue Write-up #1, the political issue that I chose to research is the Teacher Advisor Contact (TAC) Program. The idea of starting the program surfaced at my school during a faculty retreat last week. A student survey conducted one year ago showed that approximately 15% of our student population didn’t feel secure or didn’t feel part of the school community. The TAC program was introduced to address this group and benefit all of our students. Notre Dame Academy, as part of its school-wide strategic planning and continuous improvement program, conducted data analysis and needs assessments during the 2009- 2010 year to gather input and information from all of the stakeholders. Needs assessment data that was collected included: • School-wide student questionnaire (Youth Risk Behavior Survey) • School-wide teacher survey • North Central Accreditation survey (teachers and staff) • Data retreat The Youth Risk Behavior Survey was started in 1993 by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Control and Prevention (CDC)....
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