CCSSO Executive Director Carissa Moffat Miller writes a letter, applauding the team at the New Mexico Public Education Department as well as the teachers, school leaders, parents, students and many others across the state who have been hard at work implementing New Mexico’s stat
Every student deserves an excellent education, and states across the country are committed to ensuring all students have access to equitable educational opportunities. Board President and Mississippi Superintendent Carey M.
A Toolkit for State and Local Educational Agencies, Head Start Programs, and the Early Childhood Field
Innovative Approaches and Measurement Considerations for the Selection of the School Quality and Student Success Indicator under ESSA
This paper, written in collaboration with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), provides a deep and nuanced examination of how states might respond to the student success or school quality indicator accountability provision (i.e., the so-called “5th indicator”) under the Every Stude
This brief reviews state plans submitted to the U.S. Department of Education as of October 1, 2017.
This paper discusses challenges with setting appropriate goals that are ambitious and achievable within the state's accountability context. The paper also provides practical guidance for state policymakers and designers of school accountability systems to set appropriate goals.
With the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), states have been given authority to
construct a school accountability model based on their unique contexts that can best advance