June 02, 2010 06:20 pm
In my previous blog post , I told you where the Alliance has been. Now I want to tell you about where we hope to go.
The Alliance has always zeroed in on helping all students not only graduate from high school but graduate “college and career ready.” This is a phrase that we hear a lot these days, and currently forty-eight states, through their work in the Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI), are working together to define what it means. From the initial planning four years ago with the National Governors Association , the Council of Chief State School Officers , the James B. Hunt, Jr. Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy , and Achieve , the APreview Changeslliance has been involved from the inception of the common core initiative.
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