State Capacity Assessment (SCA)

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Fixsen, D., Ward, C., Duda, M., Horner, R., & Blase, K.

The primary purpose of the State Capacity Assessment (SCA) is to assist state agency, regional education agencies, and school districts implement effective innovations that benefit students. The capacity of a state to facilitate implementation refers to the systems, activities, and resources that are necessary to successfully adopt and sustain Effective Innovations. The current version of the SCA is version 26, released in May 2020.

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