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
Learners and ParentsReview the Alabama College-and Career-Ready Standards1Learn More...All students succeed
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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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Increase the number of effective teachers and leaders as measured by completed EDUCATEAlabama and LEADAlabama assessments
Teacher and StudentsTeaching is fun.7Every child is taught by a well-prepared, resourced, supported, and effective teacher and leader
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Reduce the number of unexcused absences
CNP Summer Program Kick off rallyKickoff rally for CNP Summer Food Service Pgm4Learn More...All 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
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Increase the number of school systems designated as an Innovation School System
Schools and Systems2015-2016 Innovation Zone/Flexibility Application Process8Learn 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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The latest draft of the Comprehensive Counseling and Guidance Model for Alabama Public Schools (The Alabama Model) is ready for public review. This draft contains the proposed counseling and guidance program content for Grades K-12. 

The draft document, including a survey response link, may be reviewed through Friday, April 17, 2015 by clicking here.
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Montgomery, Ala. – Alabama public schools show large gains from 2003-2013 in Advanced Placement® (AP), according to the 10th Annual AP Report to the Nation, released today by the College Board. AP is a rigorous academic program that offers high school stuhttp://stagewww.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/02-11-2014%20AP%20Report%20to%20the%20Nation_.pdf2/12/2014
  
The selected schools are being honored for their exemplary efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs; promote better health; and ensure effective environmental education, including civics and green career pathways.http://stagewww.alsde.edu/sec/comm/Pages/newsreleases-item.aspx?FilterField1=ID&FilterValue1=2462/6/2014
  
In accordance with the detailed procedures prescribed by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, notice is hereby given that Alabama’s application for Part B and Preschool funds for 2014 is available for review.  http://stagewww.alsde.edu/sec/comm/News%20Releases/02-12-2014%20Special%20Ed%20funds.pdf2/12/2014
  
To provide Alabama's students with more options to earn their high school diplomas, the SBOE approved a motion to allow Computer Science Principles and AP Computer Science count as math credit for H.S. graduation in Alabama. https://docs.alsde.edu/documents/55/Newsreleases2013/12-12-13%20RIGOROUS%20COMPUTER%20SCIENCE%20COURSES%20NOW%20ACCEPTED%20AS%20CREDIT.pdf1/10/2014

 

 

Testing window for the ACT Aspire assessmenthttps://stagewww.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=28Testing window for the ACT Aspire assessment285/4/2015 12:00:00 PM5/12/2015 10:00:00 PM
State-Allowed Make-up for ACT Plus Writinghttps://stagewww.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=164State-Allowed Make-up for ACT Plus Writing1645/12/2015 1:00:00 PM5/12/2015 6:00:00 PM
2015 Joint Leadership Development Conference (JLDC)https://stagewww.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=212015 Joint Leadership Development Conference (JLDC)2110/19/2015 12:00:00 PM10/20/2015 10:00:00 PM