Though there have been many political challenges against the Common Core State Standards over the past few years, the standards remain in place and teachers remain committed to higher expectations for their students. These teachers explain why it’s so important to keep the standards and the...
Read the February 2016 edition of Perspective newsletter in PDF format here.
Washington, D.C.—January 28, 2016—Achieve today released a new edition of its “Proficient vs. Prepared” report that shows that many states have taken steps to be more transparent about true levels of student proficiency in English Language Arts (ELA)/literacy and mathematics. The original “...
On December 26, the New York Times ran a piece by Motoko Rich ("As Graduation Rates Rise, Experts Fear Diplomas Come Up Short") that took an important look at what the rise in America's high school graduation rates really means for student readiness. Despite the fact that more students are...

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