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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Increase the number of effective teachers and leaders as measured by completed EDUCATEAlabama and LEADAlabama assessments
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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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Develop and implement a Coordinated School Health and
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The Alabama Teacher of the Year program seeks annually to honor and recognize excellence in the teaching profession by identifying outstanding Alabama classroom teachers at local, district and state levels. 

Download the ​Alabama 2018-19 Teacher of the Year Applicatio​n here.​ ​

12/7/201710/13/2017 9:09 AMhttp://assets.alsde.edu/sites/graphics/ALSDE%20Graphics/SUPT-CORNER-toy%202017%20(1).png1/31/2018Alabama 2018-19 Teacher of the Year Application Available
  
  
  
  
  
Information http://www.alsde.edu/dept/essa/Pages/home.aspx10/17/2017
  
The Alabama State Board of Education is accepting proposals (RFP) for professional recruitment services for the search and recruitment of the State Superintendent of Education through January 3, 2017.http://www.alsde.edu/sites/boe/RFP/2017_11_29_SBOE_Superintendent_Search_Firm_RFP_FINAL.PDF12/15/2017
  
For information on ESSA and Alabama's strategic plan for educationhttp://www.alsde.edu/dept/essa/Pages/home.aspx7/26/2016
  
SCHOOLS ACROSS STATE CELEBRATE COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION WEEK – THE HOUR OF CODEhttp://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/12-4-17%20STATE%20CELEBRATES%20COMPUTER%20SCIENCE%20EDUCATION%20WEEK%20–%20HOUR%20OF%20CODE.pdf12/4/2017

 

 

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