Publications

What the evidence tells us.

Our team has decades of experience studying standards reform. Find new insights from our current research studies or dive into our knowledgebase through our collection of briefs and reports. Explore featured publications below, or visit our archive to search our library of research.

Adam K. Edgerton, Laura M. Desimone | 2018

This report examines how California is continuing college- and career-readiness standards implementation during a time of transition, specifically...

Adam Edgerton, Laura Desimone | 2017

Using 2016–2017 survey data from Texas, Ohio, and Kentucky, this brief examines the challenges teachers face in using new college- and career-...

Adam Edgerton, Morgan Polikoff, Laura Desimone | 2017

Five-plus years into the experiment with new “college- and career-ready standards” (of which Common Core is the most notable and most controversial...

Adam K. Edgerton, Laura M. Desimone | 2017

In this report, C-SAIL presents findings from surveys of teachers, principals, and district administrators in three main sections: 1) the policy...

Adam K. Edgerton, Laura M. Desimone, Rui Yang | 2017

This analysis examines data from a survey administered to districts, principals, and teachers in Texas during Spring 2016 regarding CCR standards...

Laura M. Desimone, Adam K. Edgerton, Rui Yang | 2017

This analysis examines select questions from a spring 2016 survey administered to districts, principals, and teachers in Ohio regarding standards...

Nelson Flores, with T. Philip Nichols, Katie Pak, Emily Plummer, Amy Stornaiuolo, and Laura Desimone | 2017

This report examines how the state of Texas is approaching CCR standards implementation during a time of transition. 

Amy Stornaiuolo, with Nelson Flores, T. Philip Nichols, Katie Pak, Emily Plummer, and Laura Desimone | 2017

This report examines how the state of Ohio is approaching CCR standards implementation during a time of transition, as they revised the Ohio Learning...

T. Philip Nichols and Emily Plummer, with Nelson Flores, Katie Pak, Amy Stornaiuolo, and Laura Desimone | 2017

This report examines how the state of Massachusetts is approaching CCR standards implementation during a time of transition, as it develops the Next-...

Katie Pak, with Nelson Flores, T. Philip Nichols, Emily Plummer, Amy Stornaiuolo, and Laura Desimone | 2017

This report examines how the state of Kentucky is continuing CCR standards implementation during a time of transition.

Morgan S. Polikoff, Tenice Hardaway, Julie A. Marsh, and David N. Plank | 2016

At least among California voters, Common Core opposition is rooted in views on testing, President Obama, and misperceptions.