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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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
Schools & Systems
  
Increase the number of school systems designated as an Innovation School System
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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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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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ESSA will help guide and improve the educational landscape in Alabama and reflects many of our state’s educational priorities.

ESSA was a bill approved by Congress in December 2015 to grant states more flexibility for strategic, customized plans for education.

Learn more here​ and at the Governor's ESSA Taskforce site. ​

ESSA replaces No Child Left Behind (NCLB). ESSA encourages states and schools to innovate, while at the same time maintaining a focus on accountability, an emphasis on state and local systems of improvement, and a more balanced assessment system. 
 

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On February 7th, the Alabama Legislature convened for the 2017 Regular Session. You can find information related to bills here. The ALSDE tracking in the Legislative Services section of our webpage.Learn more2/2/2017
  
ALSDE is pleased to announce the state’s 2017 Green Ribbon Schools.http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/02-06-2017%20GRS%20AL%20School%20Winners.pdf2/6/2017
  
More than 645 student artists statewide entered the annual State Superintendent’s Visual Arts Exhibit to showcase the artistic talents of Alabama’s public school students in Grades K-12. http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/02-03-2017%20State%20Superintendent%20Art%20Show%20Press%20Release.pdf2/3/2017
  
The ALSDE is looking for organizations interested in becoming a sponsor to provide, at no cost, meals for needy children during the summer of 2017.  http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/2-6-17%20SFSP%20Seeking%20Sponsors%20Press%20Release%20FINAL.pdf2/6/2017

 

 

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