Sending Scores Back Program for Shared Educational Entities

The Sending Scores Back Program was used to attribute student accountability to a school in a student's district of residence. This optional program applied to shared schools/programs that applied annually to have school accountability reporting adjusted to have non-resident students "sent back" to be included in a school within students' resident districts. Following legislative changes, the Sending Scores Back Program will not be offered for the 2020-21 school year.

Shared schools/programs exist when a consortium/ISD of member districts cooperate to provide specialized educational services/programming. Shared schools/programs that participate in the Sending Scores Back Program have status as a Shared Educational Entity (SEE) or Specialized Shared Educational Entity (S2E2) in the EEM. Shared schools are granted status as an SEE. Shared programs are granted status as an S2E2. These statuses in the EEM enable member districts to report where students should be attributed for accountability reporting purposes. The relationships among consortium/ISD member districts participating in shared educational services are governed by a cooperative agreement. 

Descriptions of SEE/S2E2 Entities:

Shared School Types Definition
Shared Educational Entity (SEE) for Reporting Allows member districts to report students at another school in a district within a consortium/ISD.
Shared Educational Entity (SEE) for Accountability and Reporting* Allows member districts to report students at another school in a district within a consortium/ISD AND student accountability will be returned to a school in students' resident districts.
Shared Classroom Program Types Definition
Specialized Shared Educational Entity (S2E2) for Reporting Only Allows member districts to report students at a classroom program in another district within a consortium/ISD.

Specialized Shared Educational Entity (S2E2) for Accountability and Reporting*

Allows member districts to report students at a classroom program in another district within a consortium/ISD AND student accountability is returned to a school in students' resident districts.

*SEE and S2E2 statuses for accountability purposes need to apply annually to participate in the Sending Scores Back Program.

For questions or concerns about SEEs/S2E2s, including the "Sending Scores Back" Program for SEEs/S2E2s for Accountability, please contact Matt Gleason at 877-560-8378, option 3 or MDE-Accountability@michigan.gov.