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Working to defend high standards, high-quality assessments, and strong systems of accountability, to ensure that all kids are prepared for college or career.

How are states addressing the needs of their lowest-performing schools?

We partnered with HCM Strategists to find out how states were approaching school improvement.

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See how your state measures up

The Check State Plans project is based on the belief that states need to embrace the flexibility ESSA offers them, and that their plans should implement strong state-level accountability systems. See what’s in your state’s plan.

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Steps every military family should know before moving

Moving to a new post can spark anxiety in military families, but families with children in preschool through high school can take certain actions to mitigate these concerns and help their children transition effectively to a new school.

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Recent News

December 06, 2018

Success is Trending in Arizona

While the temperatures in Arizona have begun to drop for the winter, there’s one thing that’s still on the rise:…

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November 28, 2018

Success is Trending in New Jersey

What do bubble wrap, light bulbs and Band-Aids all have in common? They were invented in New Jersey! But you…

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November 15, 2018

Promise to Practice – A Thorough Review of School Improvement in 17 States

A year ago, the Collaborative for Student Success released a comprehensive expert evaluation of the fifty accountability plans states created…

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