Common Core State Standards

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Common Core State Standards

Educational standards describe what students should know and be able to do in each subject in each grade. In California, the State Board of Education decides on the standards for all students, from kindergarten through high school.

Explore the Common Core 

Building on the best of existing state standards, the Common Core State Standards provide clear and consistent learning goals to help prepare students for college, career, and life.

 

PTA's Parent's Guides To Student Success 

The Parents’ Guides to Student Success were developed by teachers, parents and education experts in response to the Common Core State Standards that more than 45 states have adopted.

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This three-minute video, provided by the Council of Great City Schools (CGCS), explains how the CCSS will help students achieve at high levels and help them learn what they need to know to get to graduation and beyond. You can find this video in Spanish and other videos on the CGCS Common Core Videos Web page.