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Common Core Resources for Parents and Students


Common Core Overview

The video below offers a great overview of the Common Core and how the standards can help students to achieve at high levels.

Common Core Web Resources

Common Core State Standards for Families - What parents should know about the Common Core from corestandards.org.

Myths vs. Facts - The following myths and facts aim to address common misconceptions about the development, intent, content, and implementation of the Common Core standards.

Common Core State Standards: How Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Implemented The Standards - In this BAM Radio podcast, CHCCS instructional leaders discuss their work with the Common Core three years into the adoption of the standards.

North Carolina Businesses Voice Support For Common Core State Standards - Public and private leaders across the state agree that North Carolina’s career and college ready standards are integral to preparing all students for jobs in the modern economy. 

Adoption of The Common Core State Standards

On June 2, 2010, North Carolina adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in K-12 Mathematics and K-12 English Language Arts. The CCSS were released by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the Council of Chief State School Officers. With the adoption of these state-led education standards, North Carolina embraced clear and consistent goals for learning to prepare children for success in college and work.