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Common Core for Parents

What are the Common Core Standards? 
http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/cc/tl/whatareccss.asp
 
Informational Flyers 
http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/cc/ccssinfoflyers.asp
Informational flyers providing overviews and highlights of the CCSS, available in five languages.
 
K–8 California's Common Core Standards Parent Handbook  
http://www.ccsesa.org/sysadmin/documents/CCSParentHandbook_020411.doc (2MB)
This handbook, created by the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) in consultation with the California State Parent Teacher Association (PTA), gives parents an introduction to California's CCSS and a summary of what students are expected to learn as they advance from kindergarten through grade eight.
 
Available Translations of the K–8 Common Core Standards Parent Handbook 
http://ccsesa.org/index/documents/T11-407SpanishMERGEDCorrected8-27-12.doc (3MB)
 
Parents' Guide to Student Success  
http://www.pta.org/4446.htm 
A guide, available in English and Spanish, for the CCSS in grades K-8 and two for grades 9-12 (one for English language arts/literacy and one for mathematics) created by the National PTA. The guide includes key items that children should be learning in each grade and activities parents can do at home to support their child's learning. 
 
Council of Great City Schools Parent Roadmaps  
http://www.cgcs.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=244
The Council of Great City Schools has developed parent roadmaps for understanding the English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics CCSS in kindergarten through eighth grade. For each grade and subject, the roadmaps explain to parents what children will be learning and how parents can support learning outside of the classroom.