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Resources & Publications Results for keyword(s) “implementation”

Back to School: Engaging with Parents about Common Core
Parent engagement is a vital step in successful Common Core implementation. This webinar features presentations by the PTA and provides state education agencies with helpful information on r …
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Common Core Implementation Video Series

Common Core Implementation Video Series
The Hunt Institute and CCSSO Release Common Core Implementation Video Series …
Category: Practice Guide / Handbook | Type: Video
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Common Core Webinar Series
CCSSO hosts webinars throughout the year to provide assistance to states, districts, and teachers on Common Core implementation. You may listen to archived webinars on this page. …
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ELPA21 RFP for communications strategy planning, development, and implementation for the English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century (ELPA21)
ELPA21 is seeking RFPs for communications strategy planning, development, and implementation for the English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century (ELPA21) …
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Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) Policy Statement
Since 1998, CCSSO has researched and developed activities to build state capacity to support the growth, implementation, and sustainability of high-quality ELOs. This policy statement, which …
Category: Practice Guide / Handbook | Type: Publication

Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) Toolkit
This online toolkit was developed by the Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) program at CCSSO to support chief state school officers and state education agency staffs in your efforts to im …
Category: Practice Guide / Handbook | Type: Website

Improving Teaching and Learning Using SEC Data: Online Professional Development with CCSS
CCSSO has worked with a consortium of three states to develop an online professional development guide for educators on how to use CCSSO's Surveys of Enacted Curriculum (SEC) data in the tra …
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Innovation in Action: State Pathways for Advancing Student-Centered Learning

Innovation in Action: State Pathways for Advancing Student-Centered Learning
The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) is proud to release a new framework state education leaders and policymakers can use to find innovative ways to make sure every child gradu …
Category: Practice Guide / Handbook | Type: Publication, Website
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Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions: The Innovation Lab Network State Framework for College, Career, and Citizenship Readiness, and Implications for State Policy

Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions: The Innovation Lab Network State Framework for College, Career, and Citizenship Readiness, and Implications for State Policy
This white paper provides the Innovation Lab Network's framework for defining college and career readiness consistent with deeper learning, and describes policy and implementation considerat …
Categories: Topical Research Summary , Practice Guide / Handbook | Type: Publication
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Learn More About the Assessment Consortia
45 states and the District of Columbia have adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in ELA and mathematics and one state, Minnesota, adopted only the ELA standards. The CCSS are desig …
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Local and State Flexibility to Use Federal Funding for College and Career Ready Standards Implementation
CCSSO hosted a webinar exploring local and state flexibility in the use of federal funds for college and career ready standards. The webinar featured a presentation from Dr. Monique Chism, D …
Category: Topical Research Summary | Type: Webinar
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Making Decisions:Transition from State Standards to Common Core Standards
Since the beginning of the standards-based movement under the Improving America’s Schools Act (IASA) continuing through the implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), national ob …
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Online Computer-Based (Testing) Decision Making Tool
This is a link to a website intended to assist state education agency personnel make decisions and implementation plans associated with moving from a paper and pencil testing environment to …
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Operational Best Practices for Statewide Large-Scale Assessment Programs 2013 Edition
In June 2006, the Association of Test Publishers (ATP) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) began discussions to identify and publish a set of voluntary, non-regulatory bes …
Categories: Practice Guide / Handbook , Case Studies | Type: Publication

Roadmap for Competency-based Systems: Leveraging Next Generation Technologies
The Innovation Lab Network- a network of nine states facilitated by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)-, and 2Revolutions, a national education design lab, released the Roadm …
Categories: Practice Guide / Handbook , Case Studies | Type: Publication, Website

State Collaboratives on Assessment and Student Standards (SCASS)

State Collaboratives on Assessment and Student Standards (SCASS)
The State Collaboratives on Assessment and Student Standards (SCASS) are groups of State Education Agency (SEA) career service professionals who work together to solve common educational pro …
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State End-of-Course Testing Programs: A Policy Brief
State policy makers increasingly rely on end-of-course (EOC) tests to support a variety of purposes and uses. Prominent among these uses are accountability initiatives at the student, teache …
Categories: Research Report, Practice Guide / Handbook , Case Studies | Type: Publication

State of the States: Open Educational Resources in K-12 Education
The implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) will create new opportunities for states to collaborate and leverage investments of public funds around materials, resources, and …
Category: Research Report | Type: Publication
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Supporting Students with Disabilities

Supporting Students with Disabilities
CCSSO engages state chiefs in statewide improvement initiatives, including implementation of the State Systems Improvement Plan. CCSSO also helps to bridge special education and general educ …
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Teaching to the Core: Integrating Implementation of Common Core and Teacher Effectiveness Policies
CCSSO and the Aspen Institute released a set of recommendations for forging coherence across common core and educator effectiveness. Teaching to the Core: Integrating Implementation of Commo …
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The Common Core Standards: Engaging Higher Education
On April 5, 2012, CCSSO hosted a webinar on engaging higher education in Common Core implementation. …
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The Common Core State Standards: Supporting Districts and Teachers with Text Complexity
To provide states with additional Common Core State Standards implementation support, the Council of Chief State School Officers hosted a one-hour webinar on Thursday, January 26th at 2 p.m. …
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Webcast: State Chiefs Discuss Implementing New Accountability Systems
Watch CCSSO's webcast of chiefs discussing state NCLB waiver implementation. Chris Cerf, Commissioner of Education for the New Jersey Department of Education, Terry Holliday, Commissioner of …
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