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1 K-12 Update State University System Fall Directors of Admission Tour 2012 Helen Lancashire Student Support Services/USF Division of Public Schools (K-12) Florida Department of Education

2 Agenda  Common Core Standards  College and Career Readiness  Standard Diploma Options  Statewide Assessment  Transfer Student Record Evaluation  NCAA  Resources 2

3 Nearly every state in the nation is working individually and collectively to improve its academic standards and assessments to ensure students graduate with the knowledge and skills most demanded by college and careers. The Common Core State Standards in English language arts/literacy and mathematics were created by educators around the nation. A Strong Foundation: The Common Core State Standards 3

4 Full Implementation Grade K Begin Implementation of Literacy Standards in ALL Content Areas for Grades 6-12 Begin Implementation of Rich and Complex Text and Informational Text for Grades K Full Implementation Grades K-1 Full Implementation of Literacy Standards in ALL Content Areas for Grades 6-12 Continue Implementation of Rich and Complex Text and Informational Text for Grades K Full Implementation Grades K-2 Implementation of a Blended Curriculum (CCSS and Supplemental NGSSS Aligned to FCAT 2.0 and EOCs) for Grades 3-12 Continue Implementation of Rich and Complex Text and Informational Text for Grades K Full Implementation Grades K-12 PARCC Assessments Aligned to CCSS Florida’s Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Implementation Plan 4

5 College and Career Ready Students are considered college and career ready when they have the knowledge, skills, and academic preparation needed to enroll and succeed in introductory college credit- bearing courses within an associate or baccalaureate degree program without the need for remediation. These same attributes and levels of achievement are needed for entry into and success in postsecondary workforce education or directly into a job that offers gainful employment and career advancement. 5

6 6 Which students will need to take the Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (P.E.R.T)? College readiness evaluation is required for students who score College readiness evaluation is required for students who score – Grade 10 FCAT 2.0 Reading (Levels 2 or 3) – Algebra 1 EOC Assessment (Levels 2, 3, or 4) A student who has not met the college-ready scores A student who has not met the college-ready scores Department of Juvenile Justice students Department of Juvenile Justice students Charter School students Charter School students Full-time public virtual school students Full-time public virtual school students State Board Education Rule 6A , F.A.C.

7 College-Ready Scores P.E.R.T.Accuplacer (CPT)SAT-1ACT Math113 Elem. Algebra 72Math440Math19 Reading104Reading83Verbal440Reading18 Writing99 Sentence Skills 83Verbal440English17 How else can a student demonstrate college readiness? FCAT 2.0 Reading (262 or higher) = College-Ready for Reading and Writing 7

8 Postsecondary Preparatory Instruction  Purpose: to prepare students for entry into college level credit courses as well as gainful employment  High schools are required to offer postsecondary preparatory instruction  Students must complete postsecondary preparatory instruction prior to graduation  Students do not have to pass the course(s) for high school graduation 8

9 Postsecondary Preparatory Instruction Courses 9 Districts/high schools may choose which postsecondary preparatory instruction courses to offer from the following approved courses: Districts/high schools may choose which postsecondary preparatory instruction courses to offer from the following approved courses: – Math for College Success ( ) credit – Reading for College Success ( ) – 0.5 credit – Writing for College Success ( ) – 0.5 credit – English 4: College Prep ( ) – 1.0 credit – Math for College Readiness ( ) – 1.0 credit

10 REVISED for Available online at the Graduation Requirements page require.asp Rich text format English Haitian-Creole Spanish Back-to-School Information Memorandum August 17, ment-6466/dps pdf

11 Acceleration Options in Public Education - HB 7059  Section , F.S., is created to specify Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning (ACCEL) Options  Each school must offer, at a minimum,  Whole-grade and mid-year promotion  Subject-matter acceleration  Virtual instruction in higher grade level subjects  HB 7059 Questions and Answers Memorandum /dps pdf /dps pdf 11

12 Career and Education Planning Course  Career and education planning course offered in grades 6-8 must:  Result in a completed personalized academic and career plan  Emphasize technology or the application of technology in career fields  Removes statutory references to Florida CHOICES and FACTS.org  Adds “career-themed courses” to the information requirement in the personalized academic and career plan  Course(s) that lead to industry certification 12

13 CHOICES Training Services  In-Person district trainings for CHOICES Planner  Call or  Monthly webinars on CHOICES Planner and Career Planning Topics  Visit our calendar: s s s  One-on-one Phone Trainings as requested  Call

14 14 Florida Virtual Campus  In place of the ePEP, a new College and Career Planner will be available in a PDF format  No ID or passwords will be required to access it  The Student Activity System, a tool used by counselors to manage student ePEPs, was discontinued effective July 1, 2012  The Bright Futures Scholarship and High School Graduation Evaluations will continue to be available to students  Easier-to-read online format  Incorporates college and career readiness criteria

15 Florida’s College & Career Planner Education or training beyond high school is fast becoming a necessity for anyone in Florida who hopes to earn a livable wage. The College & Career Planner helps middle and high school students understand their options.

16 Who’s the target for FLVC? 16 Primary focus is on postsecondary students

17 Standard Diploma Graduation Options Successful completion of  A four-year, minimum of 24- credits standard program,  An International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum  An Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) curriculum,  A three-year,18-credit standard college preparatory program, or  A three-year,18-credit career preparatory program. 17

18 th Grade Cohort  In order to earn course credit, a student must earn a passing score on  Algebra 1 End-of-Course (EOC)  Geometry EOC Assessment  Exempt if credit was earned as a middle grades student  Biology 1 EOC Assessment  Exempt if credit was earned as a middle grades student  In addition, must earn course credit in Algebra 2 18

19 Middle Grades Students  If enrolled, in order to earn high school course credit, a student must earn a passing score on  Algebra 1 EOC  Geometry EOC Assessment  Biology 1 EOC Assessment  If a student passes the course (regardless of the EOC Assessment score), the course can count toward promotion from 8 th to 9 th grade 19

20 Online Course Graduation Requirement Required for 24-credit graduation option only Required for 24-credit graduation option only School districts may not require a student to fulfill the online course requirement School districts may not require a student to fulfill the online course requirement outside of the school day outside of the school day in addition to the student’s courses for a given semester. in addition to the student’s courses for a given semester. Does not apply to a student Does not apply to a student who has an IEP which indicates that an online course would be inappropriate who has an IEP which indicates that an online course would be inappropriate who is enrolled in a Florida high school and has less than 1 academic year remaining. who is enrolled in a Florida high school and has less than 1 academic year remaining. 20

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22 Early High School Graduation “Early graduation” means graduation in less than 8 semesters “Early graduation” means graduation in less than 8 semesters Applies only to the 24 minimum requirements option Applies only to the 24 minimum requirements option School board must adopt a policy School board must adopt a policy School district may not prohibit a student School district may not prohibit a student Eligible students who graduate mid-term receive Bright Futures Scholarship award during spring term Eligible students who graduate mid-term receive Bright Futures Scholarship award during spring term Section , F.S. 22

23 Dual Enrollment  “Interinstitutional articulation agreement” was replaced with “dual enrollment agreement”  A student must have an unweighted 3.0 high school grade point average (GPA) and minimum test scores required by the postsecondary institution for college-credit earning courses  Student may lose opportunity to participate if disruptive  Combination of dual enrollment courses and other high school courses is prohibited 23

24 Level 1 Courses  Students with an IEP entering 9 th grade in and prior  may take Level 1 courses and they will count toward a standard diploma  IEP team determines appropriateness of level of course for student  Students with an IEP entering 9 th grade in and thereafter  no Level 1 courses will count for credit towards a standard diploma  Students with disabilities pursuing a special diploma will receive credit for Level 1 courses 24

25 Credit Recovery Courses  Credit-bearing courses with specific content requirements defined by Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (NGSSS) and/or Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  Students enrolled in a Credit Recovery course must have previously attempted the corresponding course and/or End-of-Course (EOC) assessment.  Geometry ( ) and Geometry for Credit Recovery ( ) have identical content requirements.  Geometry ( ) and Geometry for Credit Recovery ( ) have identical content requirements. 25

26 What requirements must an ESE student meet to be considered for an EOC assessment results waiver?  To be considered for an EOC assessment waiver, the student must meet all of the following criteria:  Be identified as a student with a disability, as defined in s (2), F.S.  Have an active individual educational plan  Have taken the EOC assessment with appropriate allowable accommodations at least once  Have demonstrated, as determined by the IEP team, achievement of the course standards EOC Assessments Results Waiver for ESE Students 26

27 United States History EOC Assessment  In  Any student enrolled in and completing  US History  US History Honors  30% of a student’s course grade based on results beginning in (s (4)a), F.S.) 27

28 Middle Grades State Assessment  Civics EOC Assessment  Field Test  Baseline  30% of final course grade must include results  Standard Score  Passing score required to pass course and to meet middle grades promotion requirements  Authority: s (3)(c)2.b., F.S. 28

29 FAQs related to EOCs 29

30 30 Questions and Answers

31 Transfer of High School Credit  A transfer student with high school credit in Algebra 1 or Geometry will not take Florida's Algebra 1 EOC Assessment or Geometry EOC Assessment if the student passed a statewide, standardized EOC assessment in that course, if administered by the transferring school passed a statewide, standardized EOC assessment in that course, if administered by the transferring school achieved a passing score on the high school statewide assessment in mathematics required by the state from which the student transferred achieved a passing score on the high school statewide assessment in mathematics required by the state from which the student transferred Rule 6A , F.A.C. 31

32 Transfer of High School Credit  A transfer student with high school credit in Biology 1 will not take Florida's Biology 1 EOC Assessment  if the student passed a statewide, standardized EOC assessment in that course  if administered by the transferring school. Rule 6A , F.A.C. 32

33 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) New  College-bound student athletes will need to meet more rigorous academic rules to receive a scholarship at a NCAA Division 1 and 2 college or university. For information on the rules, visit https://web1.ncaa.org/hsporta l/exec/links?linksSubmit=Sho wActiveLinkshttps://web1.ncaa.org/hsporta l/exec/links?linksSubmit=Sho wActiveLinks. https://web1.ncaa.org/hsporta l/exec/links?linksSubmit=Sho wActiveLinks

34 SUS Standard Admission Requirements  Coursework  4 English  4 Math (Alg 1 or higher)  3 Social Science  3 Natural Science (2 with lab experience)  2 same World Language  2 Electives  Core Listed in Florida Counseling for Future Education Handbook  Test Minimums  Critical Reading  SAT 460 or  ACT 19  Mathematics  ACT 19 or  SAT 460  English with Writing  Combined ACT Plus Writing 18 or  SAT 440  Minimum HS GPA

35 Other Possible Admission Avenues  Alternative Admission  Limited Number Admitted  Student does not meet standard requirements  Must take SAT or ACT  There is evidence that the student may succeed at the institution  Talented Twenty  Public HS Graduate in top 20% of graduating class who:  Successfully completed SUS required 18 HS courses  Taken SAT or ACT Plus Writing 35

36  Algebra 1A + 1 B = 2 math credits for HS Graduation Purposes  Applied Math = 2 math credits for HS Graduation Purposes  Algebra IA + 1 B= 1 math credit for SUS Admission Purposes  Applied Math 1 +2 = 1 math credit for SUS Admission Purposes SUS Mathematics Core vs. High School Graduation Requirements 36

37 37 Select–Advising Manuals FLVC is the official statewide repository for the common prerequisite manual, admission information for transferring programs, foreign language requirements, residency requirements, and statewide articulation agreements.

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