The Education Oversight Committee is
composed of three subcommittees, EIA and Improvement Mechanisms, Academic
Standards and Assessments, and Public Awareness. Each individual subcommittee
oversees certain matters of public education and may study and solicit public
comments and develop recommendations for consideration by the full committee.
These recommendations are typically submitted in the forms of reports and
The EIA and Improvement Mechanisms
Subcommittee oversees matters relating to assistance and improvement mechanisms
for all schools, including low performing schools and related topics; and
monitors activities associated with EIA responsibility of the full committee.
The Academic Standards and
Assessments Subcommittee oversees matters relating to standards, assessments, reporting and accountability, including report cards,
grading and accountability plans.
The Public Awareness Subcommittee
is charged with directing EOC initiatives that "apprise the public of the
status of public schools and the importance of high standards for academic
performance for public school students."