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January 25, 2011  <br />The State of Digital Learning:  A National Perspective<br />Bob Wise, President<br />Alliance for ...
Challenges in America’s K-12 Education System<br />Three Looming Crises:<br />Declining State Fiscal Revenues<br />Mountin...
Challenge 1. Declining State Fiscal Revenues…<br />2005      2006      2007      2008       2009      2010       2011     ...
	In FY 2010, 39 states made mid-year budget cuts totaling $18.3 billion. <br />35 of those states cut K-12 education.<br /...
Challenge 2: Mounting Teacher Shortages<br />The nation faces a supply issue…<br />Source: National Center for Education S...
Challenge 2: Mounting Teacher Shortages…<br />There is a significant drop in experience in the classroom. <br />In 1987-88...
Challenge 2: Mounting Teacher Shortages…<br />There is a significant drop in experience in the classroom. <br />By 2007-08...
…and Finding the Right Teachers<br />88 qualified physics teachers<br /><br />440 high schools<br />
Challenge 3: Increased Global Demands for Skilled Workers…<br />Tasks carried out by the American workforce 1960-2002<br /...
There Is Growing Demand For An Increasingly Educated Workforce<br />Workforce job requirements, by education level<br />Gr...
Opportunity…Provide Students With Access to Quality Learning<br />Improve access to courses that prepare students for coll...
At one time these were cutting edge:<br />
We need to go from this:<br />
To this:<br />
The Challenge for the Nation<br />Three out of every ten students do not graduate from high school. <br />About half of th...
The Choice:<br />Be boldly innovative<br />Or badly irrelevant<br />
Governor Bob Wise<br />Alliance for Excellent Education<br />www.all4ed.org<br />
10 Elements of High Quality Digital Learning<br />
1.  Student Eligibility<br />All students are digital learners.<br />
2.  Student Access<br />All students have access to high quality digital content and online courses.<br />
3.Personalized Learning<br />All students can customize their education using digital content through an approved provider...
4.  Advancement<br />Students progress based on demonstrated competency. <br />
5.  Content<br />Digital content, instructional materials, and online and blended learning courses are high quality.<br />
6.  Instruction<br />Digital instruction and online teachers are high quality.<br />
7.  Providers<br />All students have access to multiple high quality providers.<br />
8. Assessment andAccountability<br />Student learning is the metric for evaluating the quality of content and instruction....
9.  Funding<br />Funding creates incentives for performance, options and innovation.<br />
10.  Delivery<br />Infrastructure supports digital learning.<br />
For More Information:<br />Alliance for Excellent Education<br />http://www.all4ed.org/<br />Foundation for Excellence in ...
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The State of Digital Learning: A National Perspective

  1. 1. January 25, 2011 <br />The State of Digital Learning: A National Perspective<br />Bob Wise, President<br />Alliance for Excellent Education <br />
  2. 2. Challenges in America’s K-12 Education System<br />Three Looming Crises:<br />Declining State Fiscal Revenues<br />Mounting Teacher Shortages<br />Increased Global Demands for Skilled Workers<br />
  3. 3. Challenge 1. Declining State Fiscal Revenues…<br />2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013<br />Source: Boyd, Donald J. What Will Happen to State Budgets When the Money Runs Out? Issue brief. The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, 19 Feb. 2009. Web. 1 Oct. 2009. <http://www.rockinst.org/pdf/government_finance/2009-02-19-What_Will_Happen_to.pdf>.<br />
  4. 4. In FY 2010, 39 states made mid-year budget cuts totaling $18.3 billion. <br />35 of those states cut K-12 education.<br />The Fiscal Survey of the States, Fall 2010; National Association of State Budget Officers and the National Governors Association.<br />Mid-Year Budget Cuts Demonstrate fiscal stress <br />
  5. 5. Challenge 2: Mounting Teacher Shortages<br />The nation faces a supply issue…<br />Source: National Center for Education Statistics, Projections of Education Statistics to 2017 (NCES 2008-078) (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, September 2008).<br />
  6. 6. Challenge 2: Mounting Teacher Shortages…<br />There is a significant drop in experience in the classroom. <br />In 1987-88 the typical teacher had 15 years of experience. <br />Source: National Center for Education Statistics, Projections of Education Statistics to 2017 (NCES 2008-078) (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, September 2008); K. Smith, National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future. Presentation to Arkansas AACTE-NEA Meeting, May 14, 2009.<br />
  7. 7. Challenge 2: Mounting Teacher Shortages…<br />There is a significant drop in experience in the classroom. <br />By 2007-08 the typical teacher had just 1 to 2 years of experience. <br />Source: National Center for Education Statistics, Projections of Education Statistics to 2017 (NCES 2008-078) (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, September 2008); K. Smith, National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future. Presentation to Arkansas AACTE-NEA Meeting, May 14, 2009.<br />
  8. 8. …and Finding the Right Teachers<br />88 qualified physics teachers<br /><br />440 high schools<br />
  9. 9. Challenge 3: Increased Global Demands for Skilled Workers…<br />Tasks carried out by the American workforce 1960-2002<br />Percent change<br />Source: Author, Levy, and Murnane 2003. <br />
  10. 10. There Is Growing Demand For An Increasingly Educated Workforce<br />Workforce job requirements, by education level<br />Graduate degree<br />Bachelor’s degree<br />Associate’s degree<br />Some college<br />HS<br />diploma<br />HS dropouts<br />1973<br />1992<br />2007<br />2018<br />Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, December 2009<br />
  11. 11. Opportunity…Provide Students With Access to Quality Learning<br />Improve access to courses that prepare students for college<br />Personalize instruction and make it more relevant<br />
  12. 12. At one time these were cutting edge:<br />
  13. 13. We need to go from this:<br />
  14. 14. To this:<br />
  15. 15. The Challenge for the Nation<br />Three out of every ten students do not graduate from high school. <br />About half of those who graduate are not college- and work-ready. <br />Source: EPE 2007; Greene 2002<br />
  16. 16. The Choice:<br />Be boldly innovative<br />Or badly irrelevant<br />
  17. 17.
  18. 18. Governor Bob Wise<br />Alliance for Excellent Education<br />www.all4ed.org<br />
  19. 19. 10 Elements of High Quality Digital Learning<br />
  20. 20. 1. Student Eligibility<br />All students are digital learners.<br />
  21. 21. 2. Student Access<br />All students have access to high quality digital content and online courses.<br />
  22. 22. 3.Personalized Learning<br />All students can customize their education using digital content through an approved provider.<br />
  23. 23. 4. Advancement<br />Students progress based on demonstrated competency. <br />
  24. 24. 5. Content<br />Digital content, instructional materials, and online and blended learning courses are high quality.<br />
  25. 25. 6. Instruction<br />Digital instruction and online teachers are high quality.<br />
  26. 26. 7. Providers<br />All students have access to multiple high quality providers.<br />
  27. 27. 8. Assessment andAccountability<br />Student learning is the metric for evaluating the quality of content and instruction.<br />
  28. 28. 9. Funding<br />Funding creates incentives for performance, options and innovation.<br />
  29. 29. 10. Delivery<br />Infrastructure supports digital learning.<br />
  30. 30. For More Information:<br />Alliance for Excellent Education<br />http://www.all4ed.org/<br />Foundation for Excellence in Education<br />http://www.excelined.org/<br />Digital Learning Now!<br />http://www.digitallearningnow.com<br />

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