The Parents' Guide to Student Success was developed in response to the Common Core State Standards in English language arts and mathematics that more than 40 states have adopted.
National PTA® created the guides for grades K-8 and two for grades 9-12 (one for English language arts/literacy and one for mathematics).
The Guide includes:
Spotlight on the Common Core State Standards - What Do Parents Need to Know?
A series published by Education Northwest to keep regional stakeholders informed about the Common Core initiative.
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The Council of the Great City Schools has developed content and grade-specific parent roadmaps that provide detailed information for parents about the expectations of the Common Core in English Language Arts and Literacy. These roadmaps include examples of grade-level focus in the content, sample progressions of learning across three grade levels in the Common Core, and tips to parents on communicating with teachers about their child's work and how to support student learning at home.
English Language Arts
The Hunt Institute put together a series of Videos about the Common Core: its history, development and the promise for college-and-career ready students.
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Common Core State Standards: A New Foundation for Student Success
The English Language Arts Standards: Key Changes and their Evidence
The Math Standards: How They Were Developed and Who Was Involved
The Crucial Role of Higher Education and Business in Developing the Standards