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Graduation Plan 04-14-14House Bill 5 and High School Graduation Requirements Dr. Mechelle Bryson Board of Trustees Meeting April 14, 2014 House Bill 5 Components Curriculum New Graduation Plan Increase in Course Offering Algebra II Assessment Limits Remedial Tutorial Pull Out Programs and Benchmarking Accelerated Instruction Requirements Accountability Community and Student Engagement New Rating System TAPR Higher Education Partner with an establishment of Higher Learning House Bill 5 The Commissioner must adopt a transition plan to implement the bill and replace the MHSP, RHSP, and DAP with the foundation program beginning with the 2014-2015 school year. The new Graduation plan contains four components Foundation Plan Endorsement Pathways Distinguished Level of Achievement Performance Acknowledgment Foundation Program Westlake Academy Graduation Plan Hi g h Sc h o o l G r a d u a t i o n E n d o r s e m e n t P l a n FO U N D A T I O N H I G H SC H O O L P R O G R A M English Math Science Humanities Required Electives TO T A L F H S P C R E D I T S English I (EOC) English II (EOC) IB English I IB English II 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 Algebra I (EOC) Geometry Algebra II 1.0 1.0 1.0 Biology (EOC) Chemistry Physics 1.0 1.0 1.0 World/Human Geography U.S. Government Economics IB History of the Americas (EOC) 1.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 Phys Ed Fine Arts Language B 1.0 1.0 2.0 Electives World History 4.0 1.0 English 4.0 Math 3.0 Science 3.0 Humanities 3.0 Required 4.0 Electives 5.0 22.0 EN D O R S E M E N T S Foundation Credits Plus: TO T A L C R E D I T S Pre-Calculus 1.0 IB Science 1.0 Electives Specific to Endorsement 2.0 26.0 DI S T I N G U I S H E D LE V E L OF A C H I E V E M E N T Foundation Credits Plus: TO T A L C R E D I T S Credit Requirements Specific to Endorsement Four (4) Math Credits including Algebra II Four (4) Science Credits including one Advanced Science Course 26.0 IB D i p l o m a IB Math 1.0 IB Science 1.0 IB History of the Americas 1.0 TOK Speech Group 6 Selection Extended Essay Personal Project 1.5 0.5 2.0 0.5 1.0 TO T A L C R E D I T S 34.5 3 Endorsements: Arts & Humanities, STEM, and Multidisciplinary Group 6 Selection: IB Economics, IB Art, IB Theater, IB Math, IB Language B, IB Science, etc. Endorsement Pathways STEM Endorsements Math Meet all prerequisites: Pre-Calculus Choose IB Math Course: Math Studies Mathematics SL Electives (TBD) Science Meet all prerequisites Choose one of the following tracks IB Biology IB Chemistry IB Physics IB EVS Electives (TBD) Humanities Endorsements Social Studies Five Social Studies Credits: Human Geography (1) World History (1) Economics (.5) Government (.5) U.S. History (1) IB History of the Americas (1) Language B Four levels of the same language or two levels of two languages: Spanish Track French Track Multi-Disciplinary 4X4 Four credits in each core subject: English Math Science Social Studies IB/AP Four credits in IB or AP courses: English Mathematics Science Social Studies Economics Language B Performance Acknowledgement Performance Acknowledgement Outstanding Performance in: Dual Credit Course Bilingualism & Biliteracy AP Test IB Exam PSAT Exam ACT-Plan SAT ACT Earning a nationally or internationally recognized business or industry certification or license Distinguished Level of Achievement Distinguished Level of Achievement Completing Curriculum for the Foundation Schools Program Completing Curriculum for at Least One Endorsement Earn Four Credits in Science Earn Four Credits in Math (must include Algebra II)