Common Core Parent Information
To paraphrase a national education website, "In response to concerns about American student achievement and just how prepared students are for college and careers, education leaders in 48 states, along with the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), have written a set of standards for students across the U.S. The common core state standards were released in 2010. Now, 44 states are working to implement them by 2013-2014."
What are the Common Core Standards and what they mean for your children? CLICK HERE to view more general Common Core information on a National Education website. The CT State website offers the following information on CT Education Standards - CLICK HERE. You can also find additional parent-centered information on the State Department of Education website - CLICK HERE.
For more information on how you can support your student's learning, we have provided below "Parent Roadmaps" created by Council of the Great City Schools, organized by grade and either LA (Language Arts) or MA (Math).