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 www.cdc.ca.gov)
- California Department of Education CCSS Web page
Information and resources about the academic content standards for English language arts (ELA) and mathematics adopted by the State Board of Education on August 2, 2010.
- SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium
Information about the new generation of assessments.
- Informational Handouts
Informational flyers providing overviews and highlights of the CCSS, available in five languages.
- Parents' Guide to Student Success
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 (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.