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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Measure of Success
  
  
  
  
  
Schools & Systems
  
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
Learners & Parents
  
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
Support Systems
  
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 is asking for public input on the current draft of the 2015 Alabama Course of Study: Science which will serve as Alabama's College- and Career-Ready Standards (CCRS) for science.  These standards should provide Alabama's K-12 public school students with the highest level of rigor and challenge and enable them to graduate college and career ready.

 To learn more, click here.

 The public can now view and comment on the revised draft course of study. Now through July 6, 2015, the public can view and provide feedback on the draft of the 2015 Alabama Course of Study: Science.

ALSDE is also hosting public presentations related to the draft 2015 Alabama Course of Study:  Science.  The presentations will begin May 26, with 10 additional dates and locations that include one meeting in each of the Regional Inservice Center's regions.  The public is invited to attend.  Presentations and a question and answer session will be from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

6/30/20155/11/2015 3:58 PMhttp://assets.alsde.edu/sites/graphics/ALSDE%20Graphics/Plan2020GraphicTransparent2.png5/11/2015Public Review and Presentations for the 2015 draft Science Course of Study
  
  
  
  
  
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 ACCESS Distance Learning Program is recognizing five people who are broadening awareness of a program that aims to provide an infrastructure delivering equitable, quality learning opportunities for high school students.https://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/5-26-15%20ACCESS%20Award%20Winners%20Press%20Release%20FINAL.pdf5/26/2015
  
Alabama’s 2015 Regular Legislative Session Bill Tracking http://web.alsde.edu/Home/Legislative/Legislative_Tracking_Regular.aspx3/2/2015
  
Note: The ALSDE will not be discussing AAC changes as there are no changes being proposed at this time. http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/Related%20Documents/SEAP%20AGENDA_June%2011%202015.pdf5/20/2015

 

 

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