State and local education leaders around the country are tackling the tremendous and urgent task of planning, launching, and sustaining a strong school year in the wake of COVID-19 related school closures.
As state chiefs across the country work to conduct summer learning programming and planning for the fall, we hear a common refrain: While school may look different, our focus remains the same: Every student receives a high-quality education.
CCSSO has worked closely with several state education agencies (SEAs) over the past two years to build their capacity to achieve their goals for supporting school improvement in their states.
Just weeks after CCSSO launched its Restart and Recovery Framework, we have provided critical resources to states and more are on the way.
Over the last six weeks, our nation’s more than 132,000 K-12 schools have largely transitioned from a brick and mortar system to one in living rooms, bedrooms and backyards.
In this critical time, state education leaders are working to support schools and districts in their response to, and preparation for, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the United States.
American students’ reading scores on national tests have remained mostly stagnant for two decades — but there’s hope that consensus around the best way to teach reading, and new work spurred by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), can make a real difference, one l