An exploration of the Roadtrip Nation Experience, using the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Deeper Learning Rubric to assess the fostering of deeper learning.
A study that analyzed the relationship between eleventh and twelfth grade students’ postsecondary aspirations and their preparation for achieving those aspirations.
An EPIC conducted alignment study to determine the extent of correspondence between the exit-level Common Core State Standards and each of five sets of existing standards (California and Massachusetts state standards, the Texas College and Career Readiness Standards, the Knowledge and Skills for University Success, and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme).
EPIC conducted a crosswalk study between the Deeper Learning Skills (DLS) and the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The purpose of the crosswalk was to understand the ways in which strategies for deeper learning relate to the CCSS.
2012 annual report on the development of a system to determine the degree to which high school students are given a fair opportunity to learn all of Maine’s state standards: Maine’s Learning Results (MLR) and the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
This toolkit guides educational leaders in using the Common Core State Standards to create curricula aligned to college and career readiness expectations. The document serves to support secondary–postsecondary partnerships working to incorporate the Standards into current practices.
Share information on the changing nature of the US economy by reviewing and discussing The College Advantage: Weathering the Economic Storm by Anthony Carnevale, Tamara Jayasundera, and Ban Cheah.
Read and discuss the report Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the Challenge of Preparing Young Americans for the Twenty-First Century, and consider the balance between career preparation and college preparation that is most appropriate.
Visit the National Center on Education and the Economy ’s report, What Does It Really Mean to Be College and Work Ready? (http://www.ncee.org/college-and-work-ready/)
A guide from the K–12 Center at ETS that describes and illustrates the assessment designs and related activities launched by the assessment consortia.
A report out of the Harvard Graduate School of Education that explores the reasons for the United States’ national failure at college and career preparation and advances a vision for ways for the U.S. to regain leadership in educational attainment.
EPIC conducted this study to examine the degree to which the knowledge and skills contained in the Common Core State Standards are applicable to and important for postsecondary readiness.
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