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K-12 Update
State University System Directors of Admission
2014 Fall Tour
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Statewide Assessments
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Statewide Assessments
• Beginning in 2014-15, the Florida Standards
Assessments (FSA) will include:
• English Language Arts (ELA) in grades 3-11
• Mathematics in grades 3-8
• Algebra I End-of Course (EOC)
• Algebra II EOC
• Geometry EOC
• These assessments replace the current FCAT 2.0 Reading
(grades 3-10) and mathematics assessments (grades 3-8), as
well as the current state EOCs in Algebra I and Geometry
• The existing FCAT 2.0 Science assessments in grades 5 and 8,
and the existing state EOCs in Biology I, U.S. History and
Civics will continue to be administered
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State Assessment Requirements
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Standard Diploma Requirements - EOC Assessments
9th Grade
Cohort Year
Algebra 1 EOC
Assessment
Geometry EOC
and Biology I
Assessments
2010-2011
Results are 30% of
final course grade
No impact on
grade or credit
2011-2012
Must pass to earn
diploma, if enrolled
after 2010-2011 or
P.E.R.T. comparative
score
No impact on
grade or credit if
course taken after
2010-2011
2012-2013
Must pass to earn
diploma, if enrolled
after 2010-2011 or
P.E.R.T. comparative
score
•
2013-2014
and
Forward
•
Must pass to earn
diploma or P.E.R.T.
comparative score
Results are 30% of
final course grade
No impact on
grade or credit if
course taken after
2010-2011
Results are 30% of
final course grade
U.S. History EOC
Assessment
Algebra II EOC
Assessment
No impact on
grade or credit
No impact on
grade or credit
Results are 30% of
final course grade
Results are 30%
Results are 30% of of final course
final course grade grade (if
enrolled)
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9th Grade Cohorts 2011-2012 and 2012-2013
• Must pass
• Must participate
• Grade 10 reading (or
ACT/SAT concordant
score)
• Algebra I EOC if Algebra I
is taken after 2010-2011
or a comparative
Postsecondary Education
Readiness Test (P.E.R.T.)
• Biology I (if enrolled after
2010-2011)
• Geometry (if enrolled
after 2010-2011)
• U.S. History (if enrolled
after 2011-2012)
Students enrolled in accelerated courses leading to college credit are not
required to participate in the EOC assessments (AP, IB, AICE, dual
enrollment). Other provisions apply in order to qualify for a scholar diploma
designation.
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9th Grade Cohorts 2013-2014 and Forward
• Must pass
• Must participate
• Grade 10 ELA (or
ACT/SAT concordant
score)
• Algebra I EOC if Algebra I
is taken after 2010-2011
or a comparative P.E.R.T.
• Biology I (if enrolled after
2010-2011)
• Geometry (if enrolled
after 2010-2011)
• U.S. History (if enrolled
after 2011-2012)
• Algebra II (if enrolled)
Students enrolled in accelerated courses leading to college credit are not
required to participate in the EOC assessments (AP, IB, AICE, dual
enrollment). Other provisions apply in order to qualify for a scholar diploma
designation.
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Algebra II EOC Assessment
• Beginning in 2014-2015, a student must participate in the
EOC assessment if enrolled in
•
•
•
•
1200330 Algebra II
1200340 Algebra II Honors
1209825 Pre-AICE Mathematics 3 IGCSE Level
1200395 IB Middle Years Program Algebra II
• Beginning with the 2013-2014 9th grade cohort
• EOC assessment results must constitute 30% of the students’
course average.
• School district policy can require the results of the
Algebra II EOC constitute 30% of students’ course
average for students who entered 9th grade prior to
2013-2014.
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P.E.R.T.
• 2014-2015 11th grade students will be tested if
• Grade 10 FCAT 2.0 Reading – Level 2 or 3
• Algebra I EOC Assessment – Level 2,3, or 4 (as 10th graders)
• Students may demonstrate readiness by meeting cut scores
on Accuplacer, ACT or SAT. If scores are met on those tests,
students are exempt from P.E.R.T. and readiness courses.
• Student and teacher resources are available on the P.E.R.T.
websites:
• http://www.fldoe.org/schools/CommonPlacementTesting.asp
• http://www.fldoe.org/cc/pert.asp
• State Board of Education
Rule 6A-10.0315, F.A.C.
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ACCEL 18-Credit
(Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning)
What is the distinction between the 18-credit ACCEL option
and the 24-credit option?
• Three elective credits instead of eight
• Physical education is not required
• Online course is not required
All other graduation requirements for a
24-credit standard diploma must be met based
on grade 9 cohort year
(per s. 1003.4282, F.S.).
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More… High School Information
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Standard Diploma 9th Grade Cohort
2013-2014 and Forward
Subject
Credits
English/Language Arts
4 – ELA I, II, III, IV
Mathematics
4 *– must include Algebra I and Geometry
Science
3** – must include Biology I and two of which must
have a lab and be equally rigorous science courses
Social Studies
3 – World History, U.S. History, U.S. Gov’t, Economics
with financial literacy
Fine and Performing Arts,
Speech and Debate or
Practical Arts
1 – Eligible courses are in the Florida Course Code
Directory
Physical Education
1 – to include the integration of health
Electives
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Online Course
One course within the 24 credits must be completed
via online learning
*Industry certification may substitute up to two mathematics credits, except for Algebra 1 and Geometry.
** (1) Industry certification may substitute for up to one science credit, except for Biology 1.
(2) An identified rigorous Computer Science course with a related industry certification substitutes for up to
one science credit (except for Biology I).
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Online Course Requirement
• Beginning with the 2011-2012 9th grade cohort
(current 12th), all students must complete one course
via online learning
• Does not apply to a
• A student who has an individual educational
plan (IEP) which indicates that an online
course would be inappropriate
• An out-of-state transfer student who is
enrolled in a Florida high school and has 1
academic year or less remaining in high school.
• Online drivers education course may satisfy this
requirement for ALL 9th grade cohorts
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Economics with Financial Literacy
• 2013-2014 9th grade cohort and forward are required to have financial
literacy instruction
• 2102335 Economics with Financial Literacy
• 2102345 Economics with Financial Literacy Honors
• 2102800 Florida’s Pre-International Baccalaureate (IB) Comparative Economics
with Financial Literacy
• 9th grade cohorts who enter prior to the 2013-1014 school
year are required to earn .5 credit in economics
• May take above courses or
• 2102310 Economics
• 2102320 Economics Honors
• Accelerated economics courses (Advanced Placement, IB, Advanced
International Certificate of Education or dual enrollment) may also meet
the graduation requirement, provided that the district ensures that the
appropriate financial literacy content is included
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2014-2015 Dual Enrollment Course—
High School Subject Area Equivalency List
• BSC x010 “General Biology I” + BSC x011 “General
Biology II”
• Satisfies the Biology I graduation requirement
• Prepares student for Biology I EOC Assessment
• BSC courses and all other postsecondary science courses may
apply to the two “equally rigorous” science courses
requirement
• AMH x010 “United States History I” + AMH x011
“United States History II”
• Prepares student for US History EOC Assessment
• Any two AMH courses or other postsecondary courses
determined by a district may be used to satisfy the US History
credit requirement for a standard diploma
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Students with Disabilities
• 2014-2015 9th grade cohort and beyond
• May not earn a special diploma
• Opportunity to earn a standard diploma
• Individualized programs that can include course substitutions,
assessments, industry certifications, occupational completion
points (OCPs), and employment
• Parents participate in decision regarding appropriate
assessment and diploma requirements and diploma
designation
• Rule development 2014-2015
• Section 1003.4282(11), F.S.
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Certificate of Completion
• A school district may award a certificate of completion
to a student when the student earns the required 24
credits or the required 18 credits under the ACCEL
option
(s. 1002.3105[5], F.S) but fails to
• pass the assessments required under 1008.22(3), F.S., and/or
• achieve a 2.0 GPA.
• A student who is otherwise entitled to a certificate of
completion may elect to remain in high school either as
a full-time or part-time student for up to one additional
year and receive special instruction designed to remedy
his or her identified deficiencies.
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Diploma Designations
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Scholar Diploma Designation
9th Grade Cohorts 2014-2015 and Forward
In addition to meeting the 24-credit standard high school diploma
requirements, a student must
• Pass the ELA Grade 11 statewide assessment;
• Earn 1 credit in Algebra II;
• Must pass Algebra II EOC;
• Pass the Geometry EOC;
• Earn 1 credit in Statistics or an equally rigorous mathematics course;
• Pass the Biology I EOC;
• Earn 1 credit in Chemistry or Physics;
• Earn 1 credit in a course equally rigorous to Chemistry or Physics;
• Pass the U.S. History EOC;
• Earn 2 credits in the same World Language; and
• Earn at least 1 credit in AP, IB, AICE or a dual enrollment course.
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Scholar Diploma Designation Exemptions
A student is exempt from the Biology I or
U.S. History assessment if the student is enrolled
in an AP, IB or AICE Biology I or U.S. History course
and the student
• Takes the respective AP, IB or AICE assessment
and
• Earns the minimum score to earn college
credit.
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Scholar Diploma Designation
Which courses satisfy the Chemistry requirement for a scholar
diploma designation?
Accelerated Chemistry courses (AP, IB, AICE and dual enrollment) also
satisfy this requirement. For a complete listing view Subject Area:
Chemistry in the Comprehensive Course Table
2003340
Chemistry 1
2003350
Chemistry 1 Honors
2003372
Pre-AICE Chemistry Physics International General
Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Level
2003800
Florida’s Preinternational Baccalaureate Chemistry 1
2003830
IB Middle Years Program Chemistry
2003360
Chemistry 2 Honors
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Scholar Diploma Designation
Which courses satisfy the Physics requirement for a scholar
diploma designation?
Accelerated Physics courses (AP, IB, AICE and dual enrollment)
also satisfy this requirement. For a complete listing view
Subject Area: Physics in the Comprehensive Course Table
2003380
Physics 1
2003390
Physics 1 Honors
2003432
Pre-AICE Physics IGCSE Level
2003410
Physics 2 Honors
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Scholar Diploma Designation
Which courses satisfy the “one credit in a course equally
rigorous to chemistry or physics” for a scholar diploma
designation?
To meet the requirement, the credit must be attained by
successfully completing a science course with an “EQ”
(equally rigorous) subject code.
Which courses are considered equally rigorous to Statistics
for a scholar diploma designation?
A Level 3 course or a college credit-bearing mathematics
course meet the requirement.
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Merit Diploma Designation
• In addition to meeting the 24 credit
standard high school diploma
requirements based on grade 9
cohort year, in order to earn a merit
diploma designation a student must
attain one or more industry
certifications from the list
established under
s. 1003.492, F.S.
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Florida CHOICES
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The Florida CHOICES
program is an online tool
designed to assist students
• in exploring their
interests and associated
careers
• reviewing educational
requirements for careers
• searching financial aid
opportunities.
This program is available for
use free of charge to all
Florida residents.
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Florida CHOICES
• Further information can be obtained through:
• In-person district trainings as requested
• Seasonal webinars on Florida CHOICES and Career
Planning Topics
• One-on-one Phone Trainings as requested
• Trainers can be reached at:
800-342-9271
[email protected]
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Middle Grades Promotion
s. 1003.4156, F.S.
Algebra 1
Biology I or Geometry
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Algebra I
Biology I and Geometry
• Must take the EOC
assessment
• Must take the EOC
assessment
• EOC results constitute
30% of the final course
grade
• Must earn a passing
grade to earn high school
credit
• Must pass Algebra 1 EOC
Assessment to earn a
high school standard
diploma
• EOC results constitute
30% of the final course
grade
• Must earn a passing
grade to earn high school
credit
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Civics Education Course
• 2013-2014 school year
• EOC results constitute 30% of the final course grade
• If a student transfers into a Florida public school after the
beginning of the second term of eighth grade
• Not required to meet the Civics education requirement for
promotion
• If the student’s transcript documents passage
• three courses in social studies
• two year-long courses in social studies that include coverage
of Civics education
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Middle Grades Statewide, Standardized
Assessment – High School-Level Courses
• Middle grades students enrolled in Algebra I,
Geometry, or Biology I must take the statewide,
standardized EOC assessment and shall not take the
corresponding subject and grade-level statewide,
standardized assessment
• Students who are taking the new ELA and
mathematics assessments shall not take the
discontinued assessments
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SUS Admissions
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State University System (SUS) Standard Admission
Requirements
• Coursework
• Test Minimums
• 4 English
• 4 Math (Algebra 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
• 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 2.5
Universities may establish higher admission standards than those listed above
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SUS Foreign Language Requirement
Students are still expected to complete a foreign
(i.e., world) language at the 2nd level.
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•
•
2 credits in same language (such as Spanish 1 & 2)
1 high school world language credit at 2nd level (such as only French 2)
Passing AP, AICE or IB foreign language course (because intermediate level)
Completing a second postsecondary course (a world language Elementary 2), as long
as the course is 4.0 semester credits
• Passing a third postsecondary course (a world language Intermediate 1), regardless
of credits
STUDENTS NOT COMPLETING THIS REQUIREMENT WHILE IN HIGH SCHOOL MUST
MAKE UP THE CREDITS AT A POSTSECONDARY INSTITUTION PRIOR TO GRADUATION
FROM A UNIVERSITY.
WORLD LANGUAGE TO THE 2ND LEVEL IS ALSO REQUIRED FOR FLORIDA COLLEGE
SYSTEM ASSOCIATE IN ARTS GRADUATES.
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CS/CS/HB 851 OUT-OF-STATE FEE
WAIVER
Conditions:
• Attended secondary school in Florida for three consecutive years immediately
before graduating from high school in the state;
• Apply for enrollment in institution of higher education within 24 months after high
school graduation; and
• Submit official H.S. transcript as evidence of attendance and graduation.
Students still:
• Have to submit residency for tuition purposes documentation
• If found to be a non-resident, should apply for the out-of-state waiver (and provide
transcript evidence along with completed form)
Students will not be eligible for state financial aid. It is anticipated that they must
remain continuously enrolled in order to continue using the waiver.
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SUS and Industry Certifications
• At this time, industry certifications approved for
meeting mathematics and science high school
diploma requirements are NOT accepted as
one of the 4 math or 3 natural science credits
required for SUS admission.
• Students may include information about any
industry certification in their application;
however, it will not be counted as one of the 18
credits for admission purposes.
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Resources
Visit the Graduation Requirements Webpage
Memorandum 6/27/14
House Bill (HB) 7031: Secondary Student Progression
Implementation
• Academic Advisement Flyers by Entering 9th Grade
Cohort Year
• HB 7031 Frequently Asked Questions
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Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program
(BF) for 2014-15 High School (HS) Graduates
• July 1 - BF Website updated with Student Handbook
for 2014-15 HS Graduates
• Chapter 1: Initial Eligibility Requirements
• Chapter 2: Now that You Are Eligible
• Chapter 3: Renewing Your Award
• Encourage students to read and become familiar with
information on the website
http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/ssfad/bf/
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Florida Academic Scholars (FAS)
Florida Medallion Scholars (FMS)
Requirements Unchanged for 2014-15
High School
Weighted
GPA
College Entrance
Exams
(ACT®/SAT®)
Service
Hours
FAS
3.50
29 / 1290
100 hours
FMS
3.00
26 / 1170
75 hours
FAS and FMS required coursework aligns with SUS admission requirements
found in regulation 6.002.
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Gold Seal Vocational Scholars(GSV)
Early, 7th Semester evaluations - based on
coursework in progress and GSV requirements:
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•
3 Vocational Courses in one Vocational Program
GPAs (3.0 for HS diploma coursework/3.5 in Vocational studies)
Test Scores
Service Hours
Final, 8th Semester evaluations – based on GSV
requirements and
•
Receipt of a Standard Diploma type as a proxy that
student met the correct course requirements for HS
graduation and
•
Reported HS graduation date
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GSV Test Scores for 2014-15
P.E.R.T. scores for 2014-15 HS Graduates align with the
Florida College System:
Sub-test
P.E.R.T.
Required Score
Reading
106
Writing
103
Math
114
ACT Reading score increases to 19
Exam Type
ACT®
SAT®
Sub-test
English
Reading
Math
Critical Reading
Math
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Required Score
17
19
19
440
440
WATCH FOR…….
•
Further website updates and communications posted to the Online Transcript
Entry and Evaluation System (OTEES)
•
Improved, simplified OTEES Bright Futures Student Evaluation Report with
updates to the Key
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Contact
Helen Lancashire
Consultant, School Counselor
Student Support Services Project/USF
Bureau of Exceptional Education &
Student Services
Florida Department of Education
[email protected]
In Co l l a b orati on wi t h …
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