Archived Information
Download
1 / 47

Archived Information Promoting a Core Curriculum for All The Indiana Core 40 Curriculum National High School Leadership - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 123 Views
  • Uploaded on

Archived Information Promoting a Core Curriculum for All The Indiana Core 40 Curriculum National High School Leadership Summit Washington D.C December, 2004. STUDENT ACHIEVEMNET THE RESULTS. More students are going to college.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Archived Information Promoting a Core Curriculum for All The Indiana Core 40 Curriculum National High School Leadership' - kiral


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

Archived InformationPromoting a Core Curriculum for AllThe Indiana Core 40 CurriculumNational High School Leadership Summit Washington D.C December, 2004



More students are going to college
More students are going to college

% of high school graduates enrolled the next fall in postsecondary education

Ranked 40th

Ranked 17th

Source: Postsecondary Education Opportunity, Oskaloosa, Iowa.


Indiana students’ SAT scores improving

SAT average combined scores

Source: The College Board.


Improvement in the new ISTEP+ assessments

% of all ISTEP+ tests passing (across grades and subjects)


WHAT CAUSED THE RESULTS?Raising ExpectationsIndiana Core 40 Curriculum, 1994


Brief background on core 40
Brief background on Core 40

  • Since 1994, all students expected to have career/course plan that includes Core 40 or a curriculum to prepare for Core 40

  • Indiana Academic Standards – 2000

  • Core 40 End-of-Course Tests - 2004


More indiana graduates are earning higher level diplomas
More Indiana graduates are earning higher-level diplomas

1993–94

2002–03

1997–98

1%

12%

19%

28.4%

37.5%

57%

24%

34.1%

87%

Source: Indiana Department of Education.


All student groups are benefiting
All student groups are benefiting

% of Core 40 diplomas by student group

Source: Indiana Department of Education.


More Indiana middle school students are taking Algebra I

% of Indiana students enrolling in Algebra I by the end of grade 8

Source: Indiana Department of Education, Certified Employee/Certified Position (CECP) Reports: 1993–94 to 2001–02.


More Indiana high school students taking more AP exams

Trends in student participation and number of AP tests taken in Indiana

Source: The College Board.


WHAT CAUSED THE RESULTS?Raising ExpectationsAccountability




Indiana Public Law 221 – 1999 School Accountability

Performance

Exemplary Progress

Commendable Progress

Academic Progress

Academic Watch (Priority)

Academic Probation

(High Priority)

≥90%

Exemplary School

≥80%

≥1%

Commendable School

≥70%

≥3% 

≥2% 

≥1% 

<1% 

≥60% 

≥4% 

≥3% 

≥2% 

<2% 

≥50% 

≥5% 

≥4% 

≥3% 

≥0% 

<0% 

≥40% 

≥6%

≥5%

≥4%

≥1%

<1%

<40% 

≥6% 

≥5% 

≥3% 

<3% 

Improvement from Fall to Fall


WHAT CAUSED THE RESULTS?Raising ExpectationsCommon Vision



Indiana education roundtable
Indiana Education Roundtable

Mission: Set and maintain a vision for educational change and student success.

  • Appointed and co-chaired by Governor and Superintendent of Public Instruction.

  • By law, equal representation of K–12/higher education organizations and business/community organizations, with additional appointments by the General Assembly.


All indiana students succeed at every level
All Indiana students succeed at every level:

  • Pre-Kindergarten

  • K–12

  • Higher education


An integrated approach
An integrated approach

Elementary

School

Middle

School

Higher

Education

High

School

Pre-K

  • At All Levels:

  • Align standards, assessments, accountability and data systems from early childhood through college.

  • Recruit, train and retain high-quality teachers and leaders.

  • Close achievement gaps among student groups (ethnicity, income, disability, etc.).

  • Involve families as partners.


Indiana p 16 plan 70 recommendations in 10 categories
Indiana P-16 Plan70 recommendations in 10 categories

  • Academic standards, assessment and accountability

  • Teaching and learning

  • Leadership and governance

  • Early learning and school readiness

  • Achievement gaps

  • College and workforce success

  • Dropout prevention

  • Higher education and continued learning

  • Communication

  • Technology and resources


WHAT CAUSED THE RESULTS?Raising ExpectationsCore Convictions


Higher education pays and is essential
Higher education pays — and is essential

Annual earnings of 25–34 year-olds by educational attainment, 2001

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey, March 2002.


More good jobs ahead for those with enough education
More good jobs ahead — for those with enough education

  • Highly paid professional jobs earnings: $40,000+ Projected job growth rate: 20%

  • Well-paid, skilled jobs earnings: $25,000–$40,000 Projected job growth rate: 12%

  • Low-paid or low-skilled jobs earnings: Less than $25,000 Projected job growth rate: 15%

25%

37%

38%

Share of Jobs

Source: American Diploma Project, 2002.


All good jobs require high level skills
All good jobs require high-level skills

  • Algebra II is the threshold math course for most workers in good jobs.

  • Most workers at all levels of employment must have completed four years of English at grade level or above in high school.

  • Taking below-average English or functional/basic English increases the likelihood of being employed in a low-paid or low-skilled job.

Source: American Diploma Project, 2002.


Sheet metal workers need high level skills
Sheet metal workers need high-level skills

  • Four or five years of apprenticeship

  • Algebra, geometry, trigonometry and technical reading

  • Average annual earnings: $35,000

Source: American Diploma Project and Indiana Department of Workforce Development, 2002.


Strong high school achievement predicts initial college success
Strong high school achievement predicts initial college success

1999 Indiana high school graduates persisting to the second year in college

Source: Indiana Commission for Higher Education, Student Information System.


A strong high school curriculum improves college completion for all students
A strong high school curriculum* improves college completion for all students

% of students who complete college by race

*Completing at least Algebra II plus other courses.

Source: Adapted from Adelman, Clifford, U.S. Department of Education, Answers in the Toolbox, 1999.


Students who take remedial courses are much less likely to finish college
Students who take remedial courses are much less likely to finish college

% of students enrolled in remedial courses who earn a bachelor’s degree

Source: American Diploma Project, from NCES, 1998.


Consequences of poor alignment are serious for both students and taxpayers

In a single state, employers and postsecondary education institutions spend an estimated $134.3 million a year on remedial education.

Source: Mackinac Center for Public Policy, 2000.


WHAT CAUSED THE RESULTS? and taxpayersRaising ExpectationsTransforming School Counseling


Indiana Gold Star School Counseling Initiative and taxpayers Aligns with school improvement plan Guidance, counseling, student advocacy Data-driven  Universal student indicators  Team approach  Accountable for - Student growth - Student choices - Student achievement


Guidance Resources and taxpayers

www.learnmoreindiana.org


TODAY’S CHALLENGES and taxpayers


Too many college freshmen are not prepared
Too many college freshmen are not prepared and taxpayers

% of American college freshmen needing to take remedial

(high school–level) courses

Source: NCES, Condition of Education, 2004, June 2004 (1992 12th graders who enrolled in college).


Of every 100 indiana 9th graders only
Of every 100 Indiana 9th graders, only… and taxpayers

68 students graduate from high school

41 of these enter college

31 are still enrolled as sophomores

21 of these graduate within six years

Source:National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, April 2004.


Indiana AP scores still trail many states and taxpayers

Number of 3–5 scores on AP exams per 1,000 high school juniors and seniors

Source:Measuring Up 2004: The State-by-State Report Card for Higher Education, National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education.


MOVING FORWARD . . . and taxpayersThe Indiana Education RoundtableRecommendations


STEP 1: CLASS OF 2009 and taxpayersRoundtable RecommendationNEW DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTSMINIMUM DIPLOMACORE 40 DIPLOMACORE 40 WITH ACADEMIC HONORS DIPLOMACORE 40 WITH TECHNICAL HONORS DIPLOMA


STEP 2A and taxpayersCLASS OF 2011Roundtable RecommendationCORE 40 – REQUIRED HS CURRICULUM

SAFETY NETStudents may graduate with lesson that Core 40 provided that the student and his/her parent(s)/guardian(s) meet with the school counselor and principal to discuss the students career and course plan, the consequences to the student’s future, and an appropriate career-academic sequence for the Minimum Diploma


STEP 2B and taxpayersCLASS OF 2011Roundtable Recommendation4-YR COLLEGES – REQUIRE CORE 402-RY COLLEGES – ENCOURAGE CORE 40

SAFETY NETStudents not completing Core 40 may transfer to a 4-year college if they have successfully completed 12 transferable credits.


Ball State University and taxpayers

CURRENTLY REQUIRES CORE 40

FOR ADMISSION:

Freshman to Sophomore Retention Rate:

62%  74%

Remedial Courses:

Discontinued


STEP 2B and taxpayersCLASS OF 2011Roundtable RecommendationCORE 40 – REQUIRED FOR STATE FINANCIAL AID AT FOUR-YEAR COLLEGES

SAFETY NET

Students not meeting the Core 40 requirement may receive state financial aid at a 2-year college or proprietary school. Students not meeting the Core 40 requirement may become eligible upon earning 12 transferable credits.


Promoting a Core Curriculum for All and taxpayersThe Indiana Core 40 CurriculumNational High School Leadership Summit Washington D.C December, 2004


ad