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STRATEGIC PATHWAY GOALS

SBE GOAL 1:
NC PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL PRODUCE
GLOBALLY COMPETITIVE STUDENTS

SACIE Pathway Goal 1.1:
American Indian students will have quality instruction sensitive to their diverse learning styles and cultural uniqueness, enabling them to graduate from high school with globally competitive skills that focus on high levels of literacy and mathematical competence and also self-motivation and self-direction.


SACIE Pathway Goal 1.2:
American Indian students will be exposed to curricula that integrate interdisciplinary themes and relevant learning projects into core curriculum in order to engage and assist students in acquiring essential skills and improving their academic performance.


SACIE Pathway Goal 1.3:
American Indian students will have the opportunity to explore careers through internships, vocational education and real-world opportunities.


Pathway Objective 1(a):
By 2013, 95% of American Indian high school students will graduate from public high schools with a regular diploma.

YEAR ACTUAL PERFORMANCE
2006–07 55.6% (Baseline)


Pathway Objective 1(b):
By 2013, 95% of American Indian high school students will successfully complete graduation projects that show mastery of critical thinking and problem-solving skills and preparedness for work and/or postsecondary education.

YEARACTUAL PERFORMANCE
  Baseline data will be available in 2009–10


Pathway Objective 1(c):
By 2013, 95% of American Indian students will score at or above proficiency on reading, math and science state assessments.

YEARACTUAL PERFORMANCE
2006–07 54.1% (Baseline)
  Actual Reading Performance
Grades 3–8 EOG Test Composite)
2006–07 78.8% (Baseline)
  Science Performance
(Grades 3–8 EOG Test Composite)
  Baseline data will be available Fall 2009


Pathway Objective 1(d):
By 2013, the percentage of American Indian high school students enrolled in Advanced Placement (AP) courses will be proportional to that of the overall state student population enrolled in AP courses, which is currently 16%.

YEARACTUAL PERFORMANCE
2006–07 5.57% (343 students) (Baseline)


Pathway Objective 1(e):
By 2013, 95% of American Indian students will score at or above proficient on CTE Technical Attainment.

YEARACTUAL PERFORMANCE
2006–07 46% (Baseline)

SBE GOAL 2:
NC PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL BE LED BY 21ST CENTURY PROFESSIONALS

SACIE Pathway Goal 2.1:
Teachers and school professionals will be knowledgeable about American Indians in North Carolina and will provide students with culturally responsive instruction.


SACIE Pathway Goal 2.2:
Teachers and school professionals will be highly qualified using diverse assessment measures to identify the needs of American Indian students to inform classroom instruction and improve teaching and learning.


SACIE Pathway Goal 2.3:
Teachers and school professionals will engage parents, tribal leaders and communities in creating effective partnerships that enhance educational experiences and cultural opportunities.


Pathway Objective 2(a):
Through 2013, there will be an annual increase in the percentage of teachers and school professionals participating in quality professional development that prepares for culturally sensitive instruction and provides tribal and cultural knowledge.

YEARACTUAL PERFORMANCE
  Baseline data will be available in 2009–10


Pathway Objective 2(b):
By 2013, 99% of teachers in local school districts with significant populations of American Indian students (significant defined as enrollment of 15 or greater) will be highly qualified.

YEARACTUAL PERFORMANCE
2006–07 97.49% (Baseline)


Pathway Objective 2(c):
By 2013, 85% of American Indian parents, tribal leaders and communities will indicate satisfaction with their students’ public school experience.

YEARACTUAL PERFORMANCE
  Baseline data will be available in 2009–10

SBE GOAL 3:
HEALTHY, RESPONSIBLE STUDENTS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

SACIE Pathway Goal 3.1:
American Indian students will have learning environments that are culturally inviting, healthy, supportive and respectful, thereby empowering them to be responsible citizens.


SACIE Pathway Goal 3.2:

American Indian students will develop strong cultural and personal identities and character through participation in unique educational and counseling programs.


Pathway Objective 3(a):
By 2013, a decrease of 50% in the number of public schools using American Indian sport mascots, logos and demeaning imagery.

YEARACTUAL PERFORMANCE
2007–08 41 Public Schools (Baseline)


Pathway Objective 3(b):
By 2013, increase the ratio of American Indian students served by Title VII Indian education programs to 0.950, which is 19 out of 20 students.

YEARACTUAL PERFORMANCE
2007–08 0.847 (Baseline)


Pathway Objective 3(c):
By 2013, an increase of 100% in the number of high schools serving a significant population of American Indian students offering an American Indian Studies course.

YEARACTUAL PERFORMANCE
2007–08 5 (Baseline)

SBE GOAL 4:
LEADERSHIP WILL GUIDE INNOVATION IN NC PUBLIC SCHOOLS

SACIE Pathway Goal 4.1:
American Indian students will participate in innovative educational opportunities.


Pathway Objective 4(a):
By 2013, the percentage of American Indian students enrolled in NC Virtual High School and Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) High Schools will be at least proportional to that of the overall state American Indian high school student population.

YEARACTUAL PERFORMANCE NC VIRTUAL HIGH SCHOOL
  Baseline data availability to be determined

YEARACTUAL PERFORMANCE STEM HIGH SCHOOLS
2007–08 0.9% (Baseline)


Pathway Objective 4(b):
By 2013, increase the number of local school districts receiving federal funding for Title VII Indian Education programs by 50%.

YEARACTUAL PERFORMANCE
2007–08 17 (Baseline)