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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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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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
http://assets.alsde.edu/sites/photos/ALSDE%20Photos/Summer%20Feeding%201.jpgPlan Now to Participate in ALSDE's Summer Feeding Program4Summer Feeding Program InformationAll students will attend school daily and be engaged in rigorous and relevant learning environments
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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
Education Professionals
  
Increase the number of effective teachers and leaders as measured by completed EDUCATEAlabama and LEADAlabama assessments
Teacher and Students7Every child is taught by a well-prepared, resourced, supported, and effective teacher and leader
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Increase the number of school systems designated as an Innovation School System
Schools and Systems8Ensley Magnet SchoolSchools and systems will be provided flexibility and resources to create 21st century learning environments to meet the individual and collective needs of their students
  
  
  
  
  
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ALSDE’s Summer Learning Challenge offers games, tools and reading suggestions for students to increase and maintain their knowledge over the summer months.
Don’t miss free, engaging tools for your child to keep learning all summer long.
Visit the Summer Learning Challenge page for links and resources.
8/1/20147/1/2014 11:07 AM7/1/2014Keep Learning all Summer long!
  
  
  
  
  
At the monthly Alabama State Board of Education meeting today, Ella Bell of District V was elected Vice President of the Board in a unanimous vote.http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/07-08-2014%20SBOE%20VP%20and%20Pres%20Elect.pdf7/8/2014
  
To improve the educational outcomes of America’s 6.5 million children and youth with disabilities, the U. S. Department of Education (USDOE) announced a major shift in the way it oversees states' special education programs.http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/07-08-2017%20Spec%20Ed%20Results-Driven%20Accountability_.pdf7/8/2014
  
The Summer Learning Challenge raises awareness of the summer loss epidemic.https://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/05-05-2014%20Summer%20Learning%20Challenge.pdf5/5/2014
  
The USDA and the ALSDE have launched a new community outreach campaign. The campaign is aimed at finding children in the state who are in need of nutritious meals during the summer months, while school is not in session.  https://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/6-11-14%20Break%20for%20a%20Plate%20Press%20Release.pdf6/11/2014
  
  
  
  
The 21st CCLC Request for Application is being released in draft format while it goes through the formal routing process at the Alabama Department of Education.Draft Release of the 21st CCLC Request for Application