Publications

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.
July 18, 2013 | 
Advancing Competency-Based Pathways to College and Career Readiness
July 11, 2013 | 
This policy brief is a guide for state education policy leaders to use in selecting and prioritizing academic performance indicators that illuminate student readiness for college and career across the P-20 spectrum.
March 14, 2013 | 
This workbook is designed for state leaders who intend to adopt and implement the NGSS so that the standards bring about the change in classroom instruction and student achievement that they promise.

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