Policy - 5131 Educational Outcome Goals

The School Board believes that the mission of the Corporation is being accomplished when there is valid evidence that its educational programs are making it possible for students to achieve one (1) or more of the following educational outcomes, commensurate with their ability and potential:

A.      use of the knowledge, skills, and understandings necessary to function as a responsible producer and consumer

B.      the skills and attitudes to obtain education or participate in the world of work

C.      the understanding of and the ability to form responsible, personal relationships with others, including but not limited to those with social and cultural characteristics different from his/her own

D.      use of the knowledge, attitudes, and skills to contribute effectively to the decision-making processes of the political and other institutions of the community, state, country, and world

E.       the capacities for fulfilling satisfying and responsible roles in family life

F.       use of the knowledge, habits, and attitudes that assure good personal and public health, both physical and mental

G.      the willingness and ability to apply ethical principles and values to his/her own life

H.      an understanding and acceptance of his/her own worth, abilities, potentialities, and limitations

I.        enjoyment of the process of learning and commitment to continuous learning throughout one's lifetime

J.        an understanding of and the ability to cope with change

K.      the educational goals specified in individual education program plans (IEPs)

I.C. 20-33-8-4

REVIEWED 6/25/14