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
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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
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The Science Course of Study draft Review is now open for any parent, educator, community member or anyone interested, to review, agree or disagree and comment on the science standards our students will learn in public schools.
We invite you to participate now through January 30. Visit http://www.alsde.edu/dept/coss/. At the conclusion of the review, the feedback will be considered by the Science 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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Now available for public review until Jan. 30http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/01-06-2015%20Science%20COS%20Review%20Announcement.pdf1/5/2015
  
Ann Marie Corgill, the 2014-2015 Alabama Teacher of the Year, has been named one of four finalists for the 2015 National Teacher of the Year Award, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) announced today.http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/1-14-15%20AL%20TOY%20Named%20National%20TOY%20Finalist%20FINAL.pdf1/14/2015
  
Walker Elementary School Teacher Krystle Bryant Receives Prestigious Milken Educator Award and $25,000https://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/1-13-15%20Milken%20Educator%20Award%20Press%20Release%20FINAL.pdf1/13/2015
  
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley is joining the ALSDE in urging schools, churches, governmental agencies, and colleges to help ensure that all children in the state have access to nutritious meals in the summer.https://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/1-20-15%20SFSP%20Proclomation%20Press%20Release%20FINAL.pdf1/20/2015

 

 

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