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College Signing Days Reflect a Future Worth Celebrating Article
High school graduates throw their caps into the air at the closure of commencement on June 14, 2013. (Getty/Dorann Weber)

College Signing Days Reflect a Future Worth Celebrating

Getting high school students to and through college requires K-12 school systems to invest more in comprehensive college preparation efforts.

Sarah Shapiro, Neil Campbell

School Accountability in First-Round ESSA State Plans Fact Sheet

School Accountability in First-Round ESSA State Plans

Sixteen states and Washington, D.C., submitted plans to the Education Department for school accountability under ESSA.

Samantha Batel, Laura Jimenez

Learning Mindsets and Skills Report

Learning Mindsets and Skills

The Every Student Succeeds Act provides new opportunities for school leaders to cultivate students’ learning mindsets.

Ulrich Boser, Perpetual Baffour

Increased Opt-In Rates Boost Confidence in Higher Student Achievement Rates Article
A teacher high fives a student at an elementary school in Miami, September 1, 2011. (AP/J Pat Carter)

Increased Opt-In Rates Boost Confidence in Higher Student Achievement Rates

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.

Laura Jimenez, Coleton Whitaker, Samantha Batel

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