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.​ ​

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Parent engagement – now more than ever – is such a critical factor in determining the success or  failure of  students and schools. http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/10-06-17%20Parent%20Visitation%20Month%20Press%20Release%20FINAL.pdf10/6/2017
  
Five schools from around the state are being recognized as 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools winners.http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/9-28-17%20Five%20Alabama%20Schools%20Named%202017%20National%20Blue%20Ribbon%20Award%20Winners.pdf9/28/2017
  
The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) is pleased to announce the members of the 2017-2018 State Superintendent Student Advisory Council.http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/09-28-2017%20SAC%20Announcement.pdf9/28/2017

 

 

Board of Education Meetinghttp://www.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=1064Board of Education Meeting106411/9/2017 4:00:00 PM11/9/2017 5:00:00 PM
Board of Education Work Sessionhttp://www.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=1068Board of Education Work Session106811/9/2017 5:00:00 PM11/9/2017 8:00:00 PM
Veteran's Dayhttp://www.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=660Veteran's Day66011/10/2017 2:00:00 PM11/10/2017 11:00:00 PM
The Digital Learning/Computer Science COS Meetinghttp://www.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=992The Digital Learning/Computer Science COS Meeting99211/14/2017 2:00:00 PM11/15/2017 11:00:00 PM
Thanksgiving Holidayshttp://www.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=661Thanksgiving Holidays66111/23/2017 2:00:00 PM11/24/2017 11:00:00 PM
The Digital Learning/Computer Science COS Meetinghttp://www.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=993The Digital Learning/Computer Science COS Meeting99312/5/2017 2:00:00 PM12/6/2017 11:00:00 PM
Board of Education Meetinghttp://www.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=1065Board of Education Meeting106512/12/2017 4:00:00 PM12/12/2017 5:00:00 PM
Board of Education Work Sessionhttp://www.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=1069Board of Education Work Session106912/12/2017 5:00:00 PM12/12/2017 8:00:00 PM
Christmas Dayhttp://www.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=662Christmas Day66212/25/2017 2:00:00 PM12/25/2017 11:00:00 PM
Board of Education Meetinghttp://www.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=1066Board of Education Meeting10661/11/2018 4:00:00 PM1/11/2018 5:00:00 PM