HB 5 Graduation Plan 2-26

Report
House Bill 5
Graduation Plan
Pat Page
Region 9 ESC
February 26, 2014
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HB 5: Agenda
O Overview of TEA/SBOE Timeline
O Review of SBOE Rules
O Plan of Action/Needs Assessment
O Developmental Math/ELA
Discussion
O ESC 9 HB 5: Graduation Plans
Meeting Timeline
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Word of the Day
Grapple
ˈgrapəl/
Engage in a close fight or
struggle without weapons;
wrestle.
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Overview of HB 5
The State Board of Education (SBOE) Timeline:
O September :
Public Hearing and
Discussion of HB 5 Rules
O November:
First Reading and Filing
Authorization
O December:
Release of Revised
Proposal and Official Public
Comment Period
O January:
Second Reading and Final
Adoption
O April:
Rules adopted for NEW
courses districts will be
required to offer
O 2014-2015:
Implementation
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Graduation Requirements
Implementation of new graduation plans
O 2013-2014
O Seniors can switch to new foundation plan, if it will impact
graduation
O 2014-2015
O All 9th graders will be required to:
O Meet foundation requirements
O Select at least one endorsement to pursue (in writing)
O Have a Personal Graduation Plan that has parental approval
O 10th-12th graders can:
O Remain on current minimum/recommended/distinguished
plans
O Transition to foundation plan with an endorsement
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Graduation Requirements
O Students may choose more than one
endorsement, if offered by the
district.
O A district must permit a student to
choose, at any time, to earn an
endorsement other than the
endorsement the student previously
indicated.
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Graduation Requirements
O SBOE voted NOT to require speech in
the Foundation program, but did add
section in 74.11 (a)(3) for
communication skills
O Diploma/Transcripts/AAR
Requirement
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Graduation Requirements
A student may graduate under the foundation
high school program WITHOUT an endorsement
if, AFTER the student’s sophomore year:
1. the student and the student’s parent are advised by a
school counselor of the specific benefits of graduating
with one or more endorsements, and
2. written permission is signed by the parents, on a form
adopted by TEA.
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Foundation Requirements
English Language Arts
(4 credits)
O
English I
O
English II
O
English III
O
Advanced English Course (*page 3)
Mathematics
(3 credits)
O
Algebra I
O
Geometry
O
Advanced Mathematics Course (*page 4)
Science
(3 credits)
O
Biology
O
IPC or Advanced Science Course (*page 5)
O
Advanced Science Course (*page 5)
Social Studies
(3 credits )
O
U.S. History
O
U.S. Government (one-half credit)
O
Economics (one-half credit)
O
World Geography or World History or
O
Combined World History/World Geography
Physical Education
(1 credit)
Languages Other Than English
(2 credits)
O
Two credits in the same language
O
Two credits from computer programming
language (before September 1, 2016)
O
Additional information to be noted
Fine Arts
(1 credit)
Electives
(**5 credits)
*Use page numbers to
Chapter 74 Curriculum
Requirements
**If seeking
certain
endorsements,
some elective
credits may have
to be linked to a
coherent course
sequence)
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Foundation Requirements
O REMINDER - Some parameters have
been placed around what will count as
“Advanced” 3rd credit and/or 4th credit
math and science (see lists on pp. 3-5
of Chapter 74 document)
O Dual credit courses align to TEKS-based
courses.
O Example: College Algebra may count as Algebra II,
Pre-Calculus, or independent study I math.
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12
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Endorsement Requirements
Public Services
Science, Technology,
Engineering, and
Mathematics (STEM)
Arts &
Humanities
Business & Industry
Multidisciplinary
Studies
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Endorsement Requirements
A student may earn an endorsement
by successfully completing:
O curriculum requirements for the
endorsement
O 4 credits in mathematics
O 4 credits in science
O 2 additional elective credits
(related to the endorsement)
O Total of 26 credits
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Endorsement Requirements
O There are multiple pathways to fulfill
endorsement requirements
O School district defines advanced courses
and determines a coherent sequence,
provided that prerequisites are followed
O A course used to satisfy an endorsement
requirement may also be used to satisfy
a foundation/elective requirement
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Endorsement Requirements
O Algebra II ONLY in STEM endorsement
O Algebra II was highly recommended
for college-bound students at a recent
subcommittee meeting by Vernon
College.
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STEM, Business & Industry, and
Public Service Endorsements
CTE route to an endorsement:
O Requires four or more CTE credits
O Two of these courses must be in the same
career cluster
O One of these courses must be advanced (3rd or
higher course in a sequence)
O The final course in a sequence must be from
the student’s chosen career cluster
O TEA recommends using similar models, as in
the past
O Additional language clarification coming from
TEA in the form of a FAQ
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Career Clusters and Coherent Sequences
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Career Clusters and Coherent Sequences
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Career Clusters and Coherent
Sequences
O TEA CTE link:
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?i
d=5415#SubchapterA
Additional information can be found at
www.achievetexas.org/POS_Covers1.htm
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Noteworthy Points from SBOE
Discussion
O Districts determine Coherent
Sequences
O Approximately 200 courses in 16
clusters are available—just need some
relationship
O Coherent Sequences for a student
may have courses from more than one
career cluster
O Reminder: last course in the sequence
determines the endorsement
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Discussion
Discuss at your
table what
coherent
sequences
might look like
at your district
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STEM Endorsement
Algebra II, chemistry, and physics and one of the following:
O CTE coherent sequence of four credits related to STEM
(CTE route on slide 22)
O A coherent sequence of four credits in computer science
O Five credits in math by successfully completing Algebra I,
geometry, Algebra II, and two additional math courses to
which Algebra II is a prerequisite
O Five credits in science by successfully completing biology,
chemistry, physics, and two additional science courses
O In addition to Algebra II, chemistry, and physics, a coherent
sequence of three additional credits from no more than two
of the areas listed in CTE, computer science, math, and
science
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Business and Industry
Endorsement
Attain one of the following:
O CTE coherent sequence of four credits (CTE route
on slide 22) related to one of the following areas:
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
Agriculture, food, and natural resources
Architecture and construction
Arts, audio/visual technology, and communications
Business management and administration
Finance
Hospitality and Tourism
Information Technology
Manufacturing
Marketing
Transportation
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Business and Industry
Endorsement
O Four English elective credits by selecting three
levels in one of the following areas:
O
O
O
O
O
Advanced broadcast journalism
Advanced journalism: newspaper
Advanced journalism: yearbook
Public speaking
Debate
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Business and Industry
Endorsement
O Four technology applications credits by selecting from
the following:
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
Digital Design and Media Production
Digital Art and Animation
Digital Communication in the 21st Century
Digital Video and Audio Design
Web Communications
Web Design
Web Game Development
Independent Studies in Evolving/Emerging Technologies
O A coherent sequence of four credits from CTE, English
electives, or technology applications
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Public Services Endorsement
Attain one of the following:
O CTE coherent sequence of four credits (previous
slides) related to one of the following areas:
O Education and training
O Government and public administration
O Health science
O Human services
O Law, public safety, corrections, and securities
O Four courses in JROTC
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Arts and Humanities
Endorsement
Attain one of the following:
O a total of five social studies courses
O four levels of the same language in a language other than English
O two levels of the same language in a language other than English
and two levels of a different language in a language other than
English
O four levels of American sign language
O a coherent sequence of four credits from one or two categories of
disciplines in fine arts or innovative courses approved by the
commissioner
O Four English elective credits (from list on page 15 of Chapter 74
document)
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Multidisciplinary Studies
Endorsement
Attain one of the following:
O Advanced courses that prepare students for the
workplace from within one endorsement area or
among endorsement areas that are not in a coherent
sequence
O Four credits in each of the four foundation subjects
(to include English IV and chemistry and/or physics)
O Four AP/IB courses, or dual credit selected from
English, math, science, social studies, economics,
languages other than English, or fine arts
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Endorsements
O (g) A course completed as part of
the set of four courses needed to
satisfy an endorsement
requirement may also satisfy a
requirement under section
74.12(b) and (c) of this title,
including an elective requirement
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Distinguished Achievement
O Complete foundations high school
program
O Complete requirement for at least
one endorsement
O Complete Algebra II
O A student must earn distinguished
level of achievement to be eligible
for top 10% automatic admission
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Performance
Acknowlegments
O Dual Credit courses: pg. 15
O Outstanding performance in bilingualism
and biliteracy: pp. 15-16
O Outstanding performance on AP or IB: pg.
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O Outstanding performance on PSAT, ACTPLAN, SAT, or ACT: pg. 16
O Business or Industry certification/license:
pg. 16-17
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Our Focus
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Plan of Action
1. Analyze
Foundation
Requirements
Foundation
Capacity
Document
2. Consider
additional
Local
Requirements
3. Analyze
Endorsement
Capacity
Local Policy
Endorsement
Document:
Course
Inventory Tool
(Project Share)
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Plan of Action
4. Reconcile
courses
offered to
endorsements
5. Determine
endorsements
to be offered
6. Determine
how to
implement
plan
Endorsement
Document,
Coherent
Sequences,
etc.
Endorsement
Document,
Coherent
Sequences,
etc.
Courses
Offered,
Teacher
Certifications,
7 vs. 8 period
day, etc.
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Additional Resources
ESC 4
http://www.esc4.net/default.aspx?name=hb5.home
ESC 13
http://www4.esc13.net/cc/house-bill-5
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Group Activity
1.
Brainstorm next steps
O What have you already done?
O What needs to be accomplished next?
O What needs to be included in public comment?
O Example: Ask for clarification of language regarding four
credits in each of the four foundation subject areas in the
Multidisciplinary Studies endorsement—Can courses count as
meeting foundation and endorsement requirements?
2. List needs/ideas
O What additional information do we need?
O How can we work together?
3. Share
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Developmental Course
O Developmental Math and ELA
discussion on-going with Vernon
College and North Central Texas
College
O Working with LEAs to develop an
MOU to agree on course content
and assessment
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Questions and Discussion
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