The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn in K-12 math and language arts. BUSD teachers have been implementing the Common Core State Standards for the past several years. A new English ELA Common Core curriculum was introduced in 2013-14, with a new Mathematics Common Core curriculum implemented in 2014-15 .
What are the Common Core State Standards?
The Common Core State Standards address the content areas of English Language Arts and Mathematics. The standards set a progression of skills as students move through school.
The English Language Arts standards include literacy standards for History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects.
The Mathematical Standards are divided into Mathematical Practices and Content Standards: