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Successful Implementation of High-Quality Instructional Materials Report
Teachers gather for a training session at SATO Academy of Math and Science in Long Beach, California, as they get ready for the first day of school. (Getty/Brittany Murray)

Successful Implementation of High-Quality Instructional Materials

Numerous studies underscore the effects of high-quality curricula on student achievement, but to achieve the intended goal of adopting such curricula, careful attention must be paid to the implementation process.

Amanda Fuchs Miller, Lisette Partelow

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

Professional Support for Principals Is Essential for Strong Teacher-Evaluation Systems Article
In a recent national survey, 69 percent of principals said their responsibilities had changed in the past five years, and 75 percent said their job had become too complex. (flickr/Eric E Castro)

Professional Support for Principals Is Essential for Strong Teacher-Evaluation Systems

New data show that 95 percent of principals believe they have a major influence on teacher evaluation, yet they do not receive the professional support they need to take on new responsibilities related to teacher evaluation.

Jenny DeMonte, Kaitlin Pennington

Looking at the Best Teachers and Who They Teach Report

Looking at the Best Teachers and Who They Teach

All students need access to great teachers, and policymakers need to ensure that they get the education they deserve.

Jenny DeMonte, Robert Hanna