More Information on the Common Core State Standards

  • Clicking a link below will open a new browser window. new window

    Parent Roadmaps to the Common Core Standards
    This series published by the Council of Great City Schools focuses on how parents can support student learning in English language arts and math from kindergarten through grade 8. There are 16 roadmaps, one for each grade level and subject area, and each is available in both English and Spanish.

    Parents' Guide to Student Success
    For elementary and middle school, this series from the National PTA offers grade-by-grade guides to what families can expect in English language arts and math classrooms from K to 8. Single additional guides are also available for high school. All materials are available in both English and Spanish.

    The New York State Education Department, through its EngageNY website, offers this clear explanation of the instructional shifts parents can expect to see in classrooms as new curriculum is implemented.
     
    Common Core implementation video series
    The Council of Chief State School Officers, one of the organizations that led development of the standards, worked with the Hunt Institute to develop this extensive series of videos on many aspects of the Common Core work.