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SYSTEMS FOR SUCCESS

This section houses all the logistics, processes, and systems LEAs and schools use to create a stellar Graduation Project experience to the benefit of students and the school.  Some of the items included here appear in other sections of the site as well.

STATE & LOCAL EXAMPLES

State

  • Sample Implementation Models
    Examples of implementation models with relevant strengths and considerations are included in this document. It provides specific guidance to maintain quality, support student learning, and blend the NCGP into the existing high school schedule so that every school or LEA with input from staff can implement a model that will work well within their current program of studies and fit with local context.
    (doc, 44kb)

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How Will the North Carolina Graduation Project Be Spread Out During my High School Years?

EXAMPLE OF A SCOPE AND SEQUENCE
FOR THE NORTH CAROLINA GRADUATION PROJECT

YearFreshman Sophomore JuniorSenior
2009-2010 Proposal Letter Proposal Letter,
Research Paper
Proposal Letter,
Research Paper,
Product
Paper,
Product,
Portfolio,
Presentation
2010-2011 Proposal Letter Research Paper Product Portfolio,
Presentation
2011-2012 Proposal Letter Research Paper Product Portfolio,
Presentation
2012-2013 Proposal Letter Research Paper Product Portfolio,
Presentation


Class of 2009- 2010:

Spring Semester of 2009- Select a topic, submit Proposal Letter for approval,
and begin research paper and product.
Summer of 2009- Continue working on research paper and begin product.
Fall Semester of 2009- Submit research paper and product.
Spring Semester of 2010- Submit portfolio and presentation.

Class of 2010- 2011:

Fall Semester of 2009- Select a topic, submit Proposal Letter for approval,
and begin research paper and product.
Spring Semester of 2010- Submit research paper and product.
Fall Semester of 2010- Begin compiling portfolio and planning presentation.
Spring Semester of 2011: Submit portfolio and presentation.

Class of 2011- 2012:

Fall Semester of 2009- Select a topic, submit Proposal Letter for approval, and begin research paper.
Spring Semester of 2010- Submit research paper.
Fall Semester of 2010- Begin product.
Spring Semester of 2011: Submit product.
Fall Semester of 2011: Begin compiling portfolio and planning presentation.
Spring Semester of 2012: Submit portfolio and presentation.

Class of 2012- 2013:

Fall Semester of 2009- Begin investigating possible topics.
Spring Semester of 2010- Submit Proposal Letter for selected topic.
Fall Semester of 2010- Begin research.
Spring Semester of 2011: Submit research paper.
Fall Semester of 2011: Begin product.
Spring Semester of 2012: Submit product.
Fall Semester of 2012: Begin compiling portfolio and planning presentation.
Spring of 2013: Submit portfolio and presentation.