Teaching, Learning, and Serving

Strategic Priority:  Increase the number of Nebraskans who are ready for success in postsecondary education, career, and civic life

Outcome Statement:

Use assessments to measure and improve student achievement and inform instruction.

Goal 6.1    By 2018, utilizing baseline data from the ACT, long-term goals will be developed for 11th grade achievement, including goals for subgroups.

Goal 6.2    By 2018, the NDE will implement an assessment system to measure achievement and growth in grades 3-8 that meets the requirements of federal and state law and is timely for instructional purposes.

Goal 6.3    By 2026, the percent of Nebraska students in grades 3-8 and 11 proficient in reading will increase from 79% to 89%.

Goal 6.4    By 2026, the percent of Nebraska students in grades 3-8 and 11 proficient in math will increase from 72% to 82%.

Goal 6.5    By 2026, the percent of Nebraska students in grades 3-8 and 11 proficient in science will increase from 72% to 82%.