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The Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI)

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 visit

Implementing the Common Core Standards (ICCS)
CCSSO is convening a collaborative of interested states to work within state teams, across states, and with national experts to discuss and share concrete resources and strategies to meet the challenges and leverage the opportunities presented by Implementing the Common Core State Standards (ICCS). Learn more about the collaborative.