Every Child a Graduate. Every Graduate Prepared.
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Plan 2020 is the strategic plan for education in Alabama with a goal to prepare all students to be successful in college and/or career upon graduation from high school.

Plan 2020 will:

  • Improve student growth and achievement.
  • Close the achievement gap.
  • Increase the graduation rate.
  • Increase the number of students graduating high school that are college- and career- ready and prepared to be successful in our global society.
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Increase the number of school systems designated as an Innovation School System
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Learners & Parents
  
Decrease the gap on ACT Aspire combined reading and math scores for 3rd through 8th grade and increase graduation rates in high school
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Learners & Parents
  
Increase the 4-year and 5-year cohort graduation rate
2All students graduate from high school
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Increase the number of students who are college- career- ready
3All students graduate from high school prepared
Education Professionals
  
Increase the number of effective teachers and leaders as measured by completed EDUCATEAlabama and LEADAlabama assessments
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Support Systems
  
Reduce the number of unexcused absences
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Support Systems
  
Reduce the number of disciplinary infractions
5All students will take personal responsibility for ensuring a safe and civil learning environment
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Reduce the number of 9th grade failures
6All students will enter 9th grade prepared and with a 4-year plan that addresses individual academic and career interest needs
  
  
  
  
  
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ALSDE’s Summer Learning Challenge offers games, tools and reading suggestions for students to increase and maintain their knowledge over the summer months.
Don’t miss free, engaging tools for your child to keep learning all summer long.
Visit the Summer Learning Challenge page for links and resources.
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With the 2015-16 school year fast approaching, the State Superintendent of Education will discuss various education related topics.https://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/07-28-2015%20Media%20Alert-%20Back%20to%20School%20Press%20Conference.pdf7/28/2015
  
Hearing on Aug. 13, 2015, 10:30 am in Montgomery, AL.  To express views, call (334)242-9700 by Aug. 12 to get on agenda.  Written comments: State Dept. of Ed, Gordon Persons Bldg., P.O. Box 302101, Montgomery, AL 36130-2101.http://www.alsde.edu/Documents/CS-Working%20Changes%20AAC%20290-3-1-%2002(8)%20Permanent%20Rule-Changes%20Following%20Feedback-Red%20Markups%20July%2014_2015.pdf7/17/2015
  
One of the requirements of Act 2015-3, Alabama School Choice and Student Opportunity Act, is website publication of unused school facilities statewide, to be updated at least once a year by May 1.  http://www.alsde.edu/sec/cs/pages/unused-facilities.aspx5/1/2015
  
The 12th annual Chiquita Marbury Technology Innovation Award, sponsored by the Alabama State Department of Education, honors Chiquita Marbury's invaluable years of service as a technology innovator in Alabama. https://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/07-08-2015%2012th%20Annual%20Marbury%20Award%20Winners.pdf7/8/2015

 

 

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