Common Core

Research on Alignment Efforts Between K-12 & Higher Education

Cover for Sustaining Core Strength: How Core-to-College States Continue Alignment Efforts Between K–12 and Higher Education

Learn how K-12, higher education systems collaborate for successful college- and career-readiness standards implementation.Read More

Join WestEd at National Science Teachers Association National Conference

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Check out WestEd's sessions and visit our booth at NSTA, March 30–April 2, in Los Angeles.Read More

Comparing Features of High- and Low-Rated Mathematics Lessons

Seago and Perry

Nanette Seago and Rebecca Perry share classroom observation results that are part of a formative evaluation of Math in Common (MiC). Read More

Students Respond Enthusiastically to New Science Standards In 'Early Adopter' Districts

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California’s new science standards were in full flower last week at an Oakland, CA, middle school. Read More

Literacy in Secondary School Math Classrooms: Register for Webinar

Learn how to increase academic discourse in middle and high school math classes. Wednesday, January 18.Read More

Common Core & Site-Based, Lesson-Focused Teacher Learning

Cover for Bringing the Common Core State Standards to Life Through Site-Located Teacher Learning Structures

Learn how four school districts are designing and implementing site-based, lesson-focused teacher professional learning. Read More

California Standards Implementation: Research Findings

Cover Survey Results in Brief: WestEd Presentation to the California State Board of Education (March 2016)

Educators across California are implementing standards aligned with the Common Core — how are things progressing?Read More

Announcing the Formation of the California Standards Technical Assistance Network

Learn about the new California Standards Technical Assistance Network. Read More

Evaluation Report: Pathways to Student Success in Mathematics

News: Many Pathways to Student Success in Mathematics: Middle and High School Math Course Sequences and Placement Decisions in the Math in Common Districts

California school districts are changing math pathways to meet college- and career-ready standards. Learn more in this report.Read More

Building Educator Assessment Literacy in Oregon: New Resource

Cover Making the Most of Performance Tasks in Summative Assessment — Building Educator Assessment Literacy i

New report shows teachers' assessment literacy improves classroom instruction.Read More