The “Striving for the World’s Best Workforce” bill was passed in 2013 to ensure every school district in the state is making strides to increase student performance. Each district must develop a plan that addresses the following five goals:
School boards in each district across the state must establish an advisory committee that will:
This advisory committee will create their own plan to align a standards-based curriculum with classroom instruction, so that students are career and college ready at graduation. The success of each plan will be measured by:
Under Minnesota Statutes, Section 120B.11, school districts are required to hold an annual, public meeting regarding progress made toward World’s Best Workforce (WBWF) goals. During the annual meeting, the District presents the WBWF goals and results, along with strategies and initiatives that the District engaged in to meet the goals in the prior school year. World’s Best Workforce legislation requires that districts submit a summary of the annual report to the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) every year.