A 20/20 Vision for Standards-Based Reform

/ Virtual Event 

/ MAY 28, 2020

/ 11 a.m.–2:00 p.m. ET

Closed captioning will be provided.

What's next for standards-based reform?

With the release of the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress results in math and reading, it became clear that standards-based reform has not moved the needle on student achievement. This may be due, in part, to how districts, schools, and teachers are making sense of and implementing college- and career-readiness standards. Join the Center on Standards, Alignment, Instruction, and Learning (C-SAIL) for a virtual conference on Thursday, May 28, 2020. We'll share what we've discovered over the last five years examining standards implementation and impact at the state, district, school, and classroom level and engage practitioners, policymakers, and researchers to look to the future of standards-based reform.

Keynote Discussion

Linda Darling-Hammond with Andy Porter

Join C-SAIL 20/20’s closing keynote discussion with C-SAIL Director Andy Porter, former Dean of the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and Professor Emeritus of Education, and Linda Darling-Hammond, the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education Emeritus at Stanford University and President of the Learning Policy Institute. Together Porter and Darling-Hammond will draw from their decades of expertise in education policy and practice to discuss the future of standards-based reform.

Andy Porter, C-SAIL Director

Until we provide teachers with meaningful instructional support that aligns with the challenging new standards states have adopted, students will not develop the critical thinking and problem-solving skills they need to thrive.

About Us

The Center on Standards, Alignment, Instruction, and Learning (C-SAIL) examines how college- and career-readiness standards are implemented, if they improve student learning, and what instructional tools measure and support their implementation. C-SAIL was established in July 2015 to serve as an objective resource on the implementation and effects of the full breadth of college- and career-readiness standards. The Center is funded through a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

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C-SAIL research is supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through Grant R305C150007 to the University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the Institute or the U.S. Department of Education.

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