5 Pillars of Successful Implementation

All states have renewed their efforts to give each child a quality education by evaluating and in many cases
overhauling their state education standards. By now, most states have adopted higher College and Career Ready
Standards; some have adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), some have opted for a hybrid of the
CCSS, and others have created their own standards entirely. Whichever standards your state uses, the goal is the same: to ensure that every child graduates high school ready for college or career.