After 24 years in the K-12 education space, Achieve has shut its doors. Read the statement from Michael Cohen, President of Achieve here.
Our website www.achieve.org will remain available through December 31, 2020.
Former Achieve science team members have founded the NextGenScience project at WestEd where they will continue working with educators and partners across the nation to improve the quality of science education. Please visit their website and @NextGenScience to learn more about their work. They will continue to serve as stewards of the NGSS, sharing resources with the field through the nextgenscience.org website, NGSSNow newsletter, and @OfficialNGS.
All students should graduate from high school ready for college, careers, and citizenship.
Download a PDF of the brief here.
In 2015, Achieve first released its Proficient vs. Prepared report, comparing state test results against the results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The newest edition of the report, which compares 2016-17 state test results with 2017 NAEP results, finds that while many states have made progress in their transparency about true student proficiency in reading and mathematics, several large "honesty gaps" still remain. Download the PDF.