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The Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

The Common Core State Standards: Development, Adoption, and Implementation

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are a set of high quality academic expectations in English-language arts (ELA) and mathematics that define the knowledge and skills all students should master by the end of each grade level in order to be on track for success in college and career.  For more about the standards, please select one of the links below to learn more.


CCSS Forward Implementing the Common Core Standards Common Core State Standards
Interested in learning about how states are collaborating to develop tools and resources? Learn more about CCSS Forward What is the ICCS collaborative? Learn how this collaborative is bringing together states to meet the challenges of implementing standards. What are the standards? Learn how they were developed, and what they are hoping to accomplish.