• Teachers Leading the Work – New Video from the Helmsley Charitable Trust

    The Helmsley Charitable Trust released a powerful new video this week illustrating what the Common Core State Standards mean for America’s classrooms. Teachers, students and Student Achievement Partners’ Director of Field Impact, Sandra Alberti, share their views on the impact of higher standards. You’ll see evidence that teachers and students are raising their expectations and relishing the challenges. First grader Alyssa sums it up: “When you want to give up, that means you’re having productive struggle and you learn new stuff. And that’s great.”


Student Achievement Partners is a non-profit organization that assembles educators and researchers to design strategies based on evidence that will substantially improve student achievement. Student Achievement Partners was founded by David Coleman, Susan Pimentel and Jason Zimba, lead writers of the Common Core State Standards, and views the changes brought by the college and career readiness focus of the Common Core State Standards as a once-in-a-generation opportunity for kids of all backgrounds and ability levels to better fulfill their potential.

Student Achievement Partners works closely with teachers on all the tools it develops, and the organization supports teachers by making all resources available on www.achievethecore.org for anyone to use, modify or share. For more information on Student Achievement Partners and free Common Core-aligned tools for educators, please visit: www.achievethecore.org.

Contact: media@studentsachieve.net