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
  
  
  
  
  
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
Schools & Systems
  
Increase the number of school systems designated as an Innovation School System
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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
Education Professionals
  
Increase the number of effective teachers and leaders as measured by completed EDUCATEAlabama and LEADAlabama assessments
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The Alabama College- and Career-Ready Standards Review is now open for any parent, educator, community member or anyone interested, to review, agree or disagree and comment on the standards our students are learning in public schools.
We invite you to participate now through December 15. At the conclusion of the review, the feedback will be considered by the Mathematics and English language arts Course of Study committee members. They may then make recommendations to the State Board of Education.
Thank you for participating in the review. Engagement in our schools is a crucial factor for student success.
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The ALSDE is asking for public input specifically related to the CCRS in an effort to maintain the highest level of rigor and challenge for the state’s K-12 public school students.https://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/10-6-14%20ACCRS%20Review%20Press%20Release%20FINAL%20VERSION.pdf10/6/2014
  
Because parent involvement—now more than ever—is such a critical factor in determining the success or failure of students and schools, the Alabama State Department of Education recognizes the need for meaning involvement.http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/10-01-2014%20Parental%20Involvement%20Month.pdf10/1/2014
  
Alabama’s continued commitment to expand access to challenging course work for students across the state has once again resulted in an increase in the number of Alabama public school students who take and excel on AP exams.https://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/10-07-14%20Alabama%20Still%20Gaining%20in%20AP%20Press%20Release%20FINAL.pdf10/7/2014
  
Five Alabama public schools were recognized today based on their overall academic excellence or for making progress in improving student academic achievement levels.https://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/09-30-2014%20Blue%20Ribbon%20Schools.pdf9/30/2014

 

 

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