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Closing the Expectations Gap

This report tracks efforts by all 50 states on key college- and career-ready policies including aligning standards, graduation requirements, assessments, and data and accountability systems. Data shows progress in a majority of states towards making the high school diploma more meaningful — particularly in the area of standards — but there is still considerable work to be done.

School Leaders
High School, Late Elementary School, Middle School

Achieve. (2011). Closing the expectations gap. Washington, DC: Author.