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August 17, 2015

Understanding PARCC Score Reports

PARCC’s webpage on score results provide several resources to help students, parents, and teachers understand the students’ results from their participation in PARCC summative assessments. Furthermore, PARCC’s guidance on score reports will help parents and teachers support students’ progress toward college and career readiness.

August 4, 2015

Mapping College Ready Policies

New America created an interactive map of college and career ready policies of the 50 states. The map provides a current landscape of higher education policies, and clicking a state shows its particular alignment between college expectations and high school standards for college and career readiness.

July 28, 2015

Common Core Prevails

Five years after states initiated the creation of the Common Core State Standards and voluntarily adopted them, efforts to repeal the standards have failed. Zero states passed a full-scale repeal. These data come from analysis of legislative sessions that ended in 2015 by the Collaborative for Student Success. Mission: Readiness, an organization of retired admirals, generals, and senior military leaders, has created an easy-to-read infographic based on these data.