The Every Student Succeeds Act provides new opportunities for school leaders to cultivate students’ learning mindsets.
As testing opt-out loses steam and students make large gains in reading and math, advocates of the Common Core State Standards have greater confidence that more students are achieving to higher standards.
The Center for American Progress models three school identification system designs to help states measure and rate school performance.
This report presents a framework for school accountability systems that achieve college and career readiness for all students.
The Every Student Succeeds Act gives states the opportunity to broaden their vision of accountability and create school classification systems using new measures of school quality or student success.
CAP and ERS outline sustainable turnaround practices for state policymakers and recommend the appropriate roles for the federal government, states, districts, and schools to play in supporting successful turnaround efforts.
This fact sheet provides a guide for state policymakers to improve their most struggling schools.
This report outlines eight key ways that states can help school districts make decisions based on evidence and improve their lowest-performing schools.
Learn about next-generation school accountability systems and explore which indicators states currently use to hold schools accountable. This report is designed to help states as they build new systems to comply with the Every Student Succeeds Act, which requires states to consider a broader range of measures for student and school success.
State accountability systems vary in complexity, and while the majority of states have surpassed the requirements of No Child Left Behind, nearly all states will need to make adjustments to comply fully with the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Three school districts implemented a suite of evidenced-based practices and realized impressive student achievement gains.
Three school districts implemented a suite of evidenced-based practices and realized student achievement gains in low-performing schools.
States have an opportunity to use the new flexibility embedded in ESSA to develop stronger testing systems without the pressure of NCLB’s exclusive focus on summative tests.