01/27/2016 Diploma Taskforce

Diploma Taskforce
Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 1:00 PM (EST)
Indiana Department of Education, Riley Room, South Tower, PNC
302 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204

Agenda

1. Welcome & Introductions

2. Role and purpose of the Taskforce

  • Legislative Charge (HEA 1213)
  • Resolution made by SBOE
  • Concerns brought up at SBOE meetings
  • 3. Taskforce Member Binders:

  • Rationale-state and national outlook
  • Core 40 Timeline and Progress
  • Indiana High School Graduation Data
  • Proposed Diploma Draft (11/1/15)
  • Current Graduation Requirements: Core 40 & General Diploma
  • National Research and Comparative Data
                 - Achieve Report
                 - Education Commission of the States
  • 4. Review of Proposed Diploma Draft

    5. Math Sequences and proposed new Math courses

  • Research on Math course taking in other states
  • Math 10-Framework and Standards:
                 - Grade 10 ISTEP+ Standards
                 - Grade 10ISTEP+ Check Plus Standards
  • Applied Math-embedded in CTE and non-CTE courses
  • 6. Taskforce work groups-Math Focus

  • break into 3 smaller groups
  • SWOT Analysis:
                - Group 1: Strengths and Solutions
                - Group 2: Weaknesses and Solutions
                - Group 3: Opportunities and Threats and Solutions
  • 7. Share Charts and group work

  • Each Taskforce group will report out and information will be collected in one SWOT (digitally)
  • 8. Next steps

  • IDOE staff will send out SWOT and solutions this week; taskforce members will be asked to reflect and bring a ‘We Believe’…statement to next meeting
  • 9. Adjourn

     

    Next meeting: February 17, 2016