February 2018 | Colleen Moore, Connie Tan
October 2017 | Julia Koppich, Daniel Humphrey, Andrea Venezia, Thad Nodine, and Laura Jaeger
This report finds that students, teachers and local administrators embrace California’s commitment to college and career readiness (CCR), but have deep concerns about implementation.
August 2017 | Colleen Moore, Kathy Reeves Bracco, and Thad Nodine
April 2016 | Jodi Lewis, Thad Nodine, Andrea Venezia
This brief shares the perspectives and concerns of high school teachers in two districts regarding implementing the Common Core State Standards, specifically as the Common Core pertains to preparing more students for college and well-paying careers. The brief also makes state policy recommendations for ways to support teachers in their efforts to increase students' college and career readiness, including through fostering alignment between K-12 and postsecondary and workforce partners.
August 2015 | Andrea Venezia and Jodi Lewis
The report compares state policy leaders’ expectations for and high school educators’ early experiences with the Common Core. As the state passes the five-year milestone in implementation, the report recommends ways to better leverage California’s “college and career readiness standards” to help improve outcomes for graduating students.