Our monthly newsletter includes coalition updates, state spotlights, and news and research you can use to make the case. You’ll also be the first to know about new resources and alignment policy briefs from the Higher Ed for Higher Standards coalition.

Check out our previous newsletters below:


Aligning Expectations ▪  Seizing the Moment  ▪  March 2016      June 2016   August 2016

Leveraging ESSA   October 2016   November 2016  December 2016


December 21, 2015  ▪  October 20, 2015  ▪  September 3, 2015  ▪  July 2015

April 2015  ▪  March 2015  ▪  February 2015  ▪  January 2015


November 2014  ▪  September 2014

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Additional Resources from Higher Ed for Higher Standards

Aligning Expectations

The Aligning Expectations: Partnering with K-12 to Ensure College Readiness toolkit helps higher education leaders to be influential players in states that are reviewing or revising their standards and/or assessments.

Seizing the Moment
The Seizing the Moment report on community college alignment shows how collaboration with K–12 to leverage college- and career-ready standards and assessments can better support students.

Proficient Means Prepared

The Proficient Means Prepared campaign offers more communication tools and templates, designed for a new assessment score release.