CBE financial and staff resources are being focused on positive long-term responses and Building Surveying to these challenges. Collaborative Learning Community and Service Unit Search Conferences held in January 2000 to provide input into the System Search Conference. A System Search Conference held in February 2000 to involve constituent groups in the renewal of the CBE Strategic Plan; Consideration of the CBE Strategic Directions and Alberta Learning Goals by schools and service units in building their plans;
Consideration of the feedback from Alberta Learning on the CBE 1999-2002 Three-Year Education Plan. Percentages of students obtaining both standards on Math 30 and 33 diploma exams equal or exceed the provincial percentages, with continued higher participation rates on Math 30. Reporting on home education students in Grades 3, 6 and 9 (under development). Parents’ views of the appropriateness of the learning expectations for their child.
90% of grade 1-2 students in the 56 literacy project schools will read at an appropriate level by the end of the school year (based on the Developmental Reading Assessment); the minimum expectation is that 85% of students will do so. Kindergarten students will improve in their understanding of literacy concepts based on assessment using the Observation Survey. AISI funds are used effectively to address literacy enhancement in Kindergarten to Grade 12 with emphasis on special needs and technology. Percentage of students in early literacy programs in Kindergarten to Grade 2 who have exhibited growth in reading (as determined by teachers).
Percentage of students in ESL programs who have exhibited growth in language acquisition (as determined by teachers). the Grades 3, 6 and 9 tests: Percentage of severely disabled students who achieve the expectations in their IPP’s (as determined by teachers). Percentage of M & M and Gifted students who met the standards for expected grade level (as determined by teachers). Completion of certificates of achievement by students attending vocational high schools. An outcome evaluation framework for the Building Bridges Project, involving 3 to 5 year-old children and parents from immigrant backgrounds, is being developed.