Count All Kids: Using the 9th Grade Cohort to Improve Transparency and Accountability  Achieve is pleased to introduce a new resource, Count All Kids: Using the 9th Grade Cohort to Improve Transparency and Accountability, which makes the case for why states need to be “counting all kids” when they...
Leaders and educators in a select number of states have begun to recognize that the traditional educational system - in which students move ahead, year after year, as long as they attain minimal proficiency on basic academic standards - can perpetuate learning gaps for students that grow over time...
Washington, D.C. — July 28, 2016 —  Across the country, educators, parents, and students are expressing concerns about the amount of testing in schools. To address these concerns, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) and Achieve are partnering to support school board members and their...
On Monday, June 13, 2016, a panel discussion was held at the National Press Club that served as a deeper dive into findings from RAND Corporation’s American Teacher Panel study on K–12 standards implementation and instructional materials as well as perspectives from education leaders. This is a...

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