College- and Career-Readiness

When Complexity Isn’t Enough: Focusing on Content in ELA Curriculum


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How well do you know your English language arts curriculum?

If it’s aligned to college- and career-ready standards, it has students practice increasingly complex skills with increasingly complex texts each year. But what are those texts about?

New! Research Brief on Massachusetts' Implementation of Standards

How are districts in different states implementing college- and career-readiness (CCR) standards? The Center on Standards, Alignment, Instruction, and Learning (C-SAIL), has partnered with California, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Texas to find out. In a new brief, we focus on implementation in six Massachusetts districts.

New! Research Brief on California’s Implementation of Standards

How are districts in different states implementing college- and career-readiness (CCR) standards? The Center on Standards, Alignment, Instruction, and Learning (C-SAIL), has partnered with California, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Texas to find out. In a new brief, we focus on implementation in six California districts.

How the Common Core Lives: Successes and Challenges of the “New” College-and-Career Readiness Standards


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Successes and Challenges of the “New” College- and Career-Ready Standards: Seven Implementation Trends

This study identifies seven major trends in how states and districts are implementing college- and career-ready standards for general education students and for two special populations often the target of education policy—English language learners (ELLs) and students with disabilities (SWDs). We draw on state-representative teacher, principal, and district surveys in three states—Kentucky, Ohio, and Texas—and case studies in nine districts.

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