College and Career Readiness Initiative OBJECTIVE To improve the college and career readiness rate of high school students and reduce the percent needing.

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  • College and Career Readiness InitiativeOBJECTIVETo improve the college and career readiness rate of high school students and reduce the percent needing postsecondary remediation in reading, writing and mathematics after graduation.

  • Section 1008.30(3),Florida StatutesMajor ComponentsAdminister postsecondary readiness assessment before 12th gradeStudent who meets cut score is eligible for enrollment in college credit for 2 years without retestingStudent who does not meet cut score must be provided an opportunity to remediate while in high schoolRemediation must be collaborative effort between district high schools and college

  • Minimum Cut ScoresMinimum test scores must be met in order for students to demonstrate readiness

    Test Reading Writing Mathematics CPT 83 83 72 ACT 18 17 19 SAT 440 440 440

  • Postsecondary Readiness AssessmentsWill be administered to all students before beginning the 12th grade who:Indicate an interest in pursuing a postsecondary educationScore a level 2 or 3 on the reading portion of the grade 10 FCATScore a level 2, 3 or level 4 on the mathematics portion of the grade 10 FCAT

  • ResponsibilitiesHigh School:Identify students to be testedProvide a location for administration of the testFlorida College:Administer and score the examProvide the results to the contact person at each high school

  • Timeline2008-09 School YearCollege readiness assessment administered to students in the 11th grade2009-2010 School YearHigh schools offer remedial courses to 12th grade students2010-2011 School YearFirst year students receiving high school remedial courses may enroll in college

  • High School Remedial InstructionIf a student does not meet minimum cut scores, high school faculty will advise the student of any deficiencies and recommend remedial instructionThe remedial courses for math, reading and writing will take place in the 12th grade year of high school Florida Virtual School may be used to provide the remedial instruction

  • Completion of High School Remedial InstructionStudent successfully completes the remedial course(s) with a grade of C or better and achieves the minimum scores on the course exit exam Student may enroll in a FL community college within 2 years and not be required to enroll in developmental education courses

  • Math for College Success0.5 high school elective credit onlyCourse Code Directory number: 1200410Prepares students for entry level College Mathematics (MAT 1033 Intermediate Algebra)Mirrors the non-college credit, postsecondary developmental course Elementary Algebra, MAT 0024

  • Math for College SuccessRecommended for students entering 12th grade and scoring below 72 on the Math section of the CPT, below 440 on the SAT Math, or below 19 on the ACT Math

    Exit Criteria Grade of C or better AND a score at or above the same cut score identified by the local college for their remedial students on the statewide Basic Skills Exit Test

  • Mathematics for College Readiness1.0 high school Math creditCourse Code Directory number: 1200700Prepares students for MAT 1105 College AlgebraComparable to MAT 1033 Intermediate AlgebraStrengthens skills of students who have completed Algebra I, II, and Geometry and who wish to pursue credit generating Mathematics courses at the college level

  • Math for College ReadinessMost appropriate for students entering 12th grade and scoring between 72-86 on the Math section of the CPT, 440-520 on the SAT Math, 19-22 on the ACT Math, or have passed high school Algebra 2 with a grade of C or better

    Exit Criteria Grade of C or better AND a score of 86 or better on the CPT retake

  • ResourcesCommon Placement Testing and Remediation for High School Studentshttp://www.fldoe.org/schools/CommonPlacementTesting.asp

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