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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

January 11, 2019

When It Comes To Assessments, New Mexico Has a Tough Road Ahead

Last week Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham took steps to fulfill her campaign promise to end the use of PARCC as…

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December 20, 2018

Our Favorite Education Advocacy Videos From 2018

To kickoff the New Year, we want to highlight voices that have played a role in ensuring that all students…

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December 17, 2018

4 Resources That Can Help Improve Transitions For Military-Connected Students

Military-connected kids typically attend multiple schools, in many different districts and locations. Those changes can be tough, which is why…

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