This report presents the results of Achieve’s in-depth evaluation of the quality, rigor and alignment of New Jersey’s standards and assessments in language arts literacy and mathematics. In particular, it provides New Jersey policymakers with answers to the following questions:
- How do New Jersey’s education standards compare with those of high-performing states and nations? Are the expectations for New Jersey’s schools and students high enough?
- How well do the New Jersey assessments measure the knowledge and skills laid out in the standards?