Teaching, Learning, and Serving

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

Strategy:

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

Measures of Progress:

Measure 3.B.1.   Utilizing baseline data from the ACT, long-term goals will be developed for 11th grade achievement, including goals for subgroups, by 2018 [original 6.1].

Measure 3.B.2.   Implement a balanced 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, by 2020 [original 6.2].

Aspirational Measures of Success:

Measure TLS.2.  The percent of Nebraska students in grades 3–8 and 11 proficient in reading, will increase from 79% to 89%, by 2026 [original 6.3].

Measure TLS.3.   The percent of Nebraska students in grades 3–8 and 11 proficient in math, will increase from 72% to 82%, by 2026 [original 6.4].

Measure TLS.4.   The percent of Nebraska students in grades 3–8 and 11 proficient in science, will increase from 72% to 82%, by 2026 [original 6.5].