Policy Attributes Theory

Overview of C-SAIL’s Year 1 and 2 Implementation Study Findings

This brief details six themes that emerged from C-SAIL's Year 1 and 2 Implementation Study survey and interview work in California, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Texas.

Year 2 Conference | Interactive Map Project Presentation

Interactive Map Project presentation from C-SAIL's first annual "A Conversation on College- and Career-Readiness Standards" in November 2016.

Year 2 Conference | Implementation Study Presentation

Implementation Study Year 1 findings presentation from C-SAIL's first annual "A Conversation on College- and Career-Readiness Standards" in November 2016.

Year 1 State Report: California

This report examines how the state of California is continuing CCR standards implementation during a time of transition. For the purposes of this report and in keeping with C-SAIL’s focus, we concentrate on implementation of California’s English language arts (ELA) and math standards.

Teacher Implementation of College and Career-Ready Standards: Challenges & Resources

Roughly seven years have passed since the majority of states adopted college- and career-readiness (CCR) standards. Some states adopted the Common Core State Standards while others adopted their own versions of CCR standards.

The Challenges District Administrators Face: A comparison of C-SAIL and Gallup Poll findings

A recent Gallup poll of superintendents provides insights about the challenges they face—namely improving the academic performance of underprepared students, the effects of poverty on student learning, and resource constraints. C-SAIL’s ongoing work in our partner states as part of our Implementation study takes a similar but focused look at the challenges district administrators face as they grapple with implementing college- and career-readiness standards. Here we present survey and interview findings in light of the new Gallup Poll results.

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