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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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November 09, 2018

Success is Trending in California

California is a place to dream big—an encouraging message spread through the state’s tourism department. The good news for Californians…

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October 17, 2018

Education Stakeholders Report Strong Engagement

Community and advocacy stakeholders should play an important role in state education policymaking. In fact, the Every Student Succeeds Act…

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September 12, 2018

The Military Student Identifier: Turning information into action

The Military Student Identifier – introduced under the Every Student Succeeds Act, presents a powerful opportunity for states to better…

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September 06, 2018

Announcing “Check State Plans: Promise to Practice”

A message from Jim Cowen, Executive Director of the Collaborative for Student Success, to our partners and friends: Why Do…

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August 28, 2018

Polls Show Public Has Moved On From Standards and Assessments Debates

America has spoken: high standards are here to stay. This year’s Education Next and Phi Delta Kappa International (PDK) polls…

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May 01, 2018

When It Comes to Educating Foster Children, Are States Stepping Up to the Plate?

Many kids in America have the privilege of having a parent that takes a daily interest in their academic careers…

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