For Development Of Tools For Aligning High Schools With College And Career Readiness Standards

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    8 Months
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The Center proposes to create a comprehensive system to (1) diagnose a high school's capability to prepare all its students for college, (2) prescribe changes to achieve this goal, (3) assess students on deeper learning, (4) redesign classes to align with college readiness standards and emphasize deeper learning, and (5) create strong partnerships between secondary and postsecondary institutions leading to more students being prepared for college-level work.
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for general operating support  
With renewed support, the Educational Policy Improvement Center will continue its work with state agencies, nongovernmental organizations, school districts, and networks to conduct research, develop programs and tools to implement academic standards for college readiness, and develop and scale tests of deeper learning.
for assistance to states in understanding and developing assessments related to deeper learning  
The University of Oregon’s Education Policy Improvement Center (EPIC) and the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity propose to partner with the Council of Chief State School Officers to provide technical assistance and coordination to a group of states committed to serve as "innovation labs" for developing twenty-first-century learning systems. These systems will deliver performance assessments that support deeper learning aligned to the Common Core standards.
for general operating support  
The Educational Policy Improvement Center will work with state agencies, national nongovernmental organizations, school districts, and networks to conduct research and develop programs and tools to implement the Common Core standards and aligned assessments. The Center’s goals closely match our strategy, and general operating support would give it flexibility to respond to increasing demand for its services.

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