Archives for June 2010

News-in-Brief – June 2010

Common Core State Standards Released On June 2, the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) released the final version of the Common Core State Standards in English-language arts and mathematics for grades K-12. Forty-eight states, two territories, and the District of Columbia participated in developing these standards, as well as the earlier Career- and College-Ready Standards which correlate with the K-12 content standards just released. In the next months, states will decide through their own processes if they wish to adopt these standards as their “state standards.” The… Read More »