Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Implementing the Common Core State Standards: An Action Agenda for Higher Education

 Email  Share  Print

Implementing the Common Core State Standards: An Action Agenda for Higher Education

January 13, 2011

​This issue brief describes key areas that will require active participation from higher education leaders and faculty from a broad array of disciplines to implement the Common Core agenda.

More on College and Career Readiness

  • March 19, 2015

    Data Wise: A Liberal Arts College’s Commitment to Outcomes Transparency

    St. Olaf College (MN)—the first liberal arts institution to receive the Council for Higher Education Accreditation’s award for Outstanding Institutional Practice in Student Learning Outcomes—believes sharing student outcomes is imperative.

  • March 19, 2015

    How to Explode a Myth: Reshaping the Conversation About the Liberal Arts

    If you think “liberal arts graduate” is a synonym for “unemployable,” you haven’t been paying attention.

  • March 19, 2015

    Knowledge is Power

    In the case of higher education, consumers are not getting the information they need to make informed choices.

  • March 19, 2015

    Q&A: Letting Outcomes Come Out

    It’s clear that institutions should collect and highlight their outcomes—in students’ lives, in groundbreaking new knowledge, and in local and state economies. But it’s not always clear how best to do that.

  • March 19, 2015

    Student Outcomes

    Contrary to misconceptions, colleges and universities know more than ever about how well their graduates’ degrees have prepared them for life.