Intro to Common Core

  • In an effort to ensure American students are prepared tocompete in a global economy, the Common Core State Standards were designed.  These standards were written to bestrategically “robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledgeand skills that our young people need for success in college and careers."   

    The Common Core State Standards initiative's statedpurpose is to "provide a consistent, clear understanding of what studentsare expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do tohelp them" was announced.