The Common Core Standards are what 46 states are using as the groundwork for student achievement and learning. This is a large shift in education. In the past, each state adopted its own standards and the academic standards across states was inconsistent These new standards will allow for a national focus on specific learning standards in the areas of Literacy and Mathematics. The bar has been leveled and raised for all students across the nation.
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Common Core Resources for Parents:
Spotlight on the Common Core State Standards