Rigorous Instructional Pathways

science classroom with DNA modelEnhancing the college and career readiness of American students requires improvement of the instructional process. Rigorous instructional pathways provide

  • learning supports for students,
  • rigorous programs of study, and
  • aligned resources, structures, and supports.

The Rigorous Instructional Pathways priority supports the successful transition of all students from secondary education to college and careers without the need for remediation. To support this priority, the U.S. Department of Education has created the Center on Standards and Assessments Implementation.