Common Core Standards
What are the Common Core Standards?
These English language arts standards and mathematics standards represent a set of expectations for student knowledge and skills that high school graduates need to master to succeed in college and careers.
These standards are:
Aligned with college and work expectations
Include rigorous content and application of knowledge through high-order skills
Build upon strengths and lessons of current state standards
Are formed by top-performing countries, so that all students are prepared to succeed in our global economy and society
Are evidence and/or research-based
Links and Information regarding the Common Core State Standards:
Introduction to the Common Core State Standards" Arizona Department of Education (June 2, 2010)
Common Core State Standards for MATHEMATICS
Common Core State Standards for ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS & Literacy in HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES, SCIENCE & TECHNICAL SUBJECTS