Publications

November 20, 2013 | 
New report details states' commitment to college and career readiness.
November 13, 2013 | 
This policy brief was developed through a partnership with the National Center on Educational Outcomes at the University of Minnesota and Achieve to provide guidance to state education policy leaders to support the goal of ensuring that students with disabilities leave school with meaningful diplomas. It is critical that state policies and practices encourage students with disabilities to meet the college- and career-ready standards needed to attain the state’s standard diploma - and that states align the standard diploma with college- and career-ready expectations.
November 01, 2013 | 
This is a comparison table of state graduation requirements as of November 2013.
October 31, 2013 | 
The Common Core State Standards provide an opportunity to realize systemic change and ensure that American students are held to the same high expectations in mathematics and literacy as their global peers — regardless of state or zip code. The success of such change requires the thoughtful attention of school librarians. This Action Brief for school librarians is a starting point.
July 19, 2013 | 
In joint partnership, Achieve, The Council of Chief State School Officers, and Student Achievement Partners have developed a Toolkit for Evaluating the Alignment of Instructional and Assessment Materials to the Common Core State Standards. The Toolkit is a set of interrelated, freely available instruments for evaluating alignment to the CCSS; each tool in the Toolkit supports the expectations in the CCSS and derives from the Publishers’ Criteria for the Common Core State Standards.

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