We work to ensure that all kids are prepared for college or career, which involves providing everyone — from policymakers, to parents, to teachers — with accurate information about their states’ standards, assessments, and accountability systems.
Check out the work we’ve done to both raise awareness and share valuable information with the public.
Faltering Reading Results from Latest NAEP Release Spur Action
Last month, there was disappointing news in the education world. The 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) release showed a decrease across 17 states in 4th grade reading and 31 states in 8th grade reading as well as a widening of the achievement gap over the last decade between the highest performing and lowest performing students. While the results show that high performers continue to grow, they also highlight the fact that not every student has access to a high-quality education. In efforts to improve conditions for mastering reading, Collaborative for Student Success announced a collective effort with 11 organizations representing the education and civil rights communities to address the NAEP reading outcomes.Read our call to action statement here
Assessment HQ is a unique online platform that takes the guesswork and risk of misinformation out of understanding state annual assessments by providing transparency on student proficiency and state testing decisions. For the first time, student proficiency data for more than half of states in grades 3-8 will be publicly available online, and in one location, for anyone to view and use.Explore the trends
Military Families for High Standards is a spouse-led initiative to advocate for high academic standards that limit the hardships faced by military students.Explore
Educators for High Standards amplifies teacher voice about how to improve public education through a commitment to high standards for teaching and learning.Learn more