Instructional Resource Links

CCSS and Students, Parents, and Guardians 

Information and resources about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for students, parents, and guardians. (From

  • Informational Handouts
    Informational flyers providing overviews and highlights of the CCSS, available in five languages.
  • Parents' Guide to Student Success External link opens in new window or tab. 
    A guide, available in English and Spanish, for the CCSS in grades K-8 and two for grades 9-12 (one for English language arts/literacy and one for mathematics) created by the National PTA. The guide includes key items that children should be learning in each grade and activities parents can do at home to support their child's learning.
  • Council of Great City Schools Parent Roadmaps External link opens in new window or tab. (New 8-Aug-2012)
    The Council of Great City Schools has developed parent roadmaps for understanding the ELA and mathematics CCSS in kindergarten through eighth grade. For each grade and subject, the roadmaps explain to parents what children will be learning and how parents can support learning outside of the classroom.