Every Child Every School Every Community. College and Career Ready. Common Core State Standards. Indiana’s College and Career Ready Standards. Why?. We care about our kids. New beginning for our kids. They move on with their lives.
What does that pretty little
piece of paper mean?
College and Career Readiness
30% of high school graduates who take the Armed Forces Qualification Test do not pass it.
Indiana community colleges:
$35 Million is spent on remediation.
Of those students receiving remediation,
fewer than 25% will earn any degree.
Approximately $27 million
http://www.in.gov/che/files/CCA_Smarter_Choices_Faster_Completion_Summary.pdf and http://www.in.gov/che/files/Dashboard_13009.pdf
In Indiana, the lack of College and Career Readiness has led to a skills gap.
2.4 unfilled STEM jobs for every unemployed Hoosier.
In 2012, 54% of jobs in Indiana were classified as “middle-skill.”
Only 47% of Hoosiers have the skills and credentials for these positions.
13% of these jobs will remain unfilled.
5% of all jobs in Indiana are unfilled because of a lack of qualified workers to fill them.
Nationally, it is 9%.
Bureau of labor statistics
Dept. of Defense
Chambers of Commerce
Formal apprenticeship programs
Businesses who hire workers out of high school
What do you expect a high school graduate to know and be able to do on the day they graduate?
Taught how to do things
Critical Thinking skills
Why it works
Taught students to memorize
How to Problem Solve
6 + 8 = 14 = 10 + 4
19 x 19 = 20 x 20 - 20 - 19
We are graduating students from high school that can add fractions, but have no understanding about what a fraction is.
80% of all adult reading is devoted to expository or nonfiction text.