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The Common Core State Standards: Insight into Their Development and Purpose

Author(s)David T. Conley, Common Core State Standards Validation Committee Co-Chair
Publication dateJune 2014
publication pdfThe Common Core State Standards: Insight into Their Development and Purpose

This publication provides a clear, concise, and accurate summary of the Common Core State Standards, including:

  • the rationale for the standards
  • an overview of how they were developed
  • a summary of the research base supporting them
  • some of the evidence that the Common Core State Standards will prepare students for college and careers
  • insight into the changes in teaching and learning that are likely to occur as the standards are implemented
  • how to use the standards

These represent some of the most important issues on the minds of teachers, administrators, parents, policymakers, and members of the public at large.

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