In 2010, the State Board of Education approved new English language arts and mathematics standards for California. The Common Core Stante Standards, for students in grades K-12, were designed by educators and inspired by standards from the world's highest-performing countries. They represent a seismic shift in teaching and learning, focusing on critical thinking and problem solving and encouraging students to become active learners in a dynamic classroom environment.
As educators in California begin the shift to the CCSS, ACSA has been at the forefront to ensure a smooth transition. Following are resources that can assist educators in this endeavor: