EPIC conducted an investigation of the Intersegmental Committee for the Academic Senates (ICAS) Statements of Competencies for Mathematics and Academic Literacy. The purpose of this work is to understand how the ICAS competencies relate to college and career readiness, as represented by the augmented Common Core State Standards (CCSS) adopted by the California State Board of Education (SBE) on August 2, 2010.
Lining Up: The Relationship between the Common Core State Standards and Five Sets of Comparison Standards
EPIC completed an alignment study on the Common Core State Standards. The study determines the extent of correspondence (alignment) between the exit level Common Core State Standards and each of five sets of existing standards.
It’s time for high school and college educators alike to come to grips with the fact that high school and college are not nearly as well aligned as they need to be. As a result, many high school students who have set attending college as a goal never get there, and many who do make…