Implementation Study

Mind the Gaps: Differences in How Teachers, Principals, and Districts Experience College- and Career-Readiness Policies

Critics of standards-based reform often cite an accountability policy environment that disproportionately affects teachers compared with principals and district officials. We directly examine this disproportionality. In our three study states of Texas, Ohio, and Kentucky, we use survey analysis to understand how policy environments for district officials, principals, and teachers differ. We find that in all three states, teachers report experiencing significantly more accountability than do principals.

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.

Top Five Challenges to Implementing College- and Career-Readiness Standards, as reported by Teachers


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Teachers are the primary implementers of college- and career-readiness standards.

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