Cross-State Findings State Implementation of College- and Career-Readiness Standards
PublicationJanuary 201563 pages
SREB examined the efforts of 14 states to support implementation
of new standards. The goal: Document steps states have
taken, highlight exemplary efforts, provide feedback to
states and foster cross-state dialogue to inform continuous
What successes, challenges and next steps did interviewees
articulate? What recommendations does SREB draw from the
Researchers reviewed state policy documents and reports, state
department of education websites, and other sources such as U.S.
Department of Education reports, and then interviewed leaders
from state departments of education, local teachers and leaders,
members of state boards of education, union leaders, legislators’
and governors’ staffs, higher education leaders, and
representatives of business and community organizations.