Assessment, Accountability and Student Information
Alaska Standards, Grade Level Expectations, and Available Curricula
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Driven by a desire to better prepare graduates for college and careers, the department with the support of Alaska educators and stakeholders has revised the English Language Arts and Mathematics Standards to adequately prepare Alaskan students to compete globally. The Standards were adopted June 2012.
The Fourth Edition Standards booklet contains content Standards, Performance Standards, and Grade Level Expectations (GLEs) adopted by the Alaska State Board of Education in March 2006. Content areas include English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Geography, Government and Citizenship, History, Skills for a Healthy Life, Arts, World Languages, Technology, Employability, Library/Information Literacy, Cultural Standards, and Alaska History.
The State Board of Education adopted the Alaska Physical Education Standards in March 2010. Standards-based physical education is essential for the health and well-being of every Alaska student including those with special needs.
This booklet contains GLEs that have been reduced in complexity to provide entry points to the Grade Level Expectations (GLEs) while still providing challenging academic expectations for students with significant cognitive disabilities.