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
http://assets.alsde.edu/sites/graphics/ALSDE%20Graphics/CE-pillar-3-2016.jpgCareer and Technical Education Resources8Learn more!Schools 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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Increase the number of effective teachers and leaders as measured by completed EDUCATEAlabama and LEADAlabama assessments
http://assets.alsde.edu/sites/graphics/ALSDE%20Graphics/Teacher%20Cert%20Pillar%20image.jpgTeacher Certification in Alabama7Learn more! Every child is taught by a well-prepared, resourced, supported, and effective teacher and leader
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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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At the April 14 Alabama State Board of Education meeting, Dr. Philip Cleveland was appointed as Interim State Superintendent of Education. 

"I am honored to serve at the pleasure of the State Board of Education as the interim superintendent. My focus will be improving efficiency in state government and providing increased support for K-12 children of our great state," said Dr. Cleveland.

An application with ​information related to the search for a permanent superintendent will be posted by April 18 and applications are to be received by June 7, 2016. 

6/6/20164/27/2016 1:53 PMhttp://assets.alsde.edu/sites/graphics/ALSDE%20Graphics/SUPT-CORNER-cte.png4/15/2016Dr. Philip Cleveland named Interim State Superintendent
  
  
  
  
  
Open until June 7, 12 p.m.http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/Related%20Documents/Notice%20of%20Interest%20Packet%20for%20State%20Superintendent%20Candidates%20Permanent%20April%2018%202016.pdf4/18/2016
  
The renewed focus on kindergarten through third-grade (K-3) reading will streamline support to allow for local reading coaches at all Tier 2 schools with a third grade. http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/05-17-2016%20ARI%20Refocus.pdf5/17/2016
  
An Alabama public high school senior has received the Alabama School Transportation Association (ASTA) Conference Charles “Chuck” Poland Education Scholarship and two others. http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/05-19-2016%20Pupil%20Transp%20Scholarships%20Winners_.pdf5/19/2016
  
Dana Jacobson, a veteran educator with the Jefferson County School System, is the 2016-17 Alabama Teacher of the Year.http://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/5-11-16%20Jefferson%20County%20Teacher%20Named%202016-17%20Alabama%20Teacher%20of%20the%20Year%20FINAL.pdf5/11/2016

 

 

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