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
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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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Increase the number of effective teachers and leaders as measured by completed EDUCATEAlabama and LEADAlabama assessments
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Tuscaloosa is the next stop - Tuesday, Sept. 23!  Please join us for a presentation on PLAN 2020, the vision of college- and career-ready graduates, ready for life in the 21st Century.

We are happy to welcome from Dr. Paul McKendrick of Tuscaloosa City Schools, Shelton State Community College, Dr. Angela Mayfield and Larry Taylor of West Alabama Works. They will speak on the impact of public education on their community.

Thank you for listening and sharing. We hope to see you there.
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State Superintendent of Education Dr. Tommy Bice is hosting “The Future of Public Education” tour. The 12-stop tour will highlight important topics for students and families in Alabama. http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/pages/tour.aspxews%20Releases/8-4-14%20Future%20of%20Public%20Education%20Tour%20Release.pdf8/4/2014
  
All private schools or institutions of any kind having a school in connection therewith, except church schools as defined in Section 16-28-1, shall register annually on or before October 10 with the Department of Education.https://schools.alsde.edu/EdDir/Common/WebLogin.aspx8/1/2014
  
The ALSDE is partnering with Regions Bank to offer a free Civil and Human Rights History DVD and study guide to Alabama educators.https://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/9-18-14%20Civil%20Rights%20Commemoration%20DVD%20now%20available-FINAL.pdfhttp://9/18/2014
  
There’s no better time than the beginning of the school year to remind and encourage students to be in school on time, every day. Last September, there were 604,312 recorded absences in our state. http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/08-29-2014%20Attendance%20Awareness%20Month.pdf8/29/2014
  
  
  
  
Professional Development for AMSTI Math and Science Directors and Assistant Directors - October 20-23 AMSTI Statewide Staff Meeting