The CES School Benchmarks are an assessment tool designed to address the challenge of helping schools translate the Coalition’s guiding tenets, the Common Principles, into practice by describing what their implementation “looks like” in a school. The benchmarks are divided into two categories: Classroom Practices and Organizational Practices. Classroom Practices are focused on instruction and address the question “What does a CES classroom look like?” by sharing how each practice is reflected in teacher work and student outcomes. Organizational Practices are those schoolwide practices that support and enable the Classroom Practices.

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