Every Student Succeeds Act

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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

Designing Accountability Report

Designing Accountability

The Center for American Progress models three school identification system designs to help states measure and rate school performance.

Laura Jimenez, Scott Sargrad, Samantha Batel, 1 More Catherine Brown

A New Vision for School Accountability Report

A New Vision for School Accountability

This report presents a framework for school accountability systems that achieve college and career readiness for all students.

Laura Jimenez, Scott Sargrad

Innovation in Accountability Report

Innovation in Accountability

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.

Samantha Batel, Scott Sargrad, Laura Jimenez

7 Tenets for Sustainable School Turnaround Report
Getting this turnaround work right is important now more than ever, particularly as the Every Student Succeeds Act gives states greater autonomy to support their lowest-performing schools. (CAP/Pete Morelewicz)

7 Tenets for Sustainable School Turnaround

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.

Scott Sargrad, Samantha Batel, Karen Hawley Miles, 1 More Karen Baroody

Better Evidence, Better Choices, Better Schools Report
There are eight key ways that states can help school districts make decisions based on evidence and improve their lowest-performing schools.

Better Evidence, Better Choices, Better Schools

This report outlines eight key ways that states can help school districts make decisions based on evidence and improve their lowest-performing schools.

Steve Fleischman, Caitlin Scott, Scott Sargrad

Making the Grade Report
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. (CAP/Pete Morelewicz)

Making the Grade

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.

Carmel Martin, Scott Sargrad, Samantha Batel

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