Nonpartisan, nationwide, nonprofit organization of public officials who head departments of elementary and secondary education in the states. Provides leadership, advocacy, and technical assistance on major educational issues.
Equips teachers with the tools and training needed to effectively implement College and Career Readiness Standards in K–12 classrooms so that all students experience effective teaching and learning in all subject areas throughout their schooling and emerge prepared to meet the demands of citizenry in the 21st century.
Bipartisan organization of the nation’s governors; shares best practices, speaks with a collective voice on national policy and develops innovative solutions that improve state government and support the principles of federalism.
Consortium of states developing assessments to measure student achievement in English language arts/literacy (ELA/L) and mathematics based on the learning standards expressed by the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for grades 3–8 and high school.