The Framework is a compilation of ideas and lessons learned from a variety of sources, most recently the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) implementation plans. The Framework provides a general model to implementing new or revised content standards. The Framework is labeled as version 1.0, recognizing that it may evolve and be updated based on user feedback.
Educational achievement is pressing today for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students. National and state assessment results show that AI/AN youth underperform compared to their peers in other groups. Across the board, AI/AN students graduate from high school at a lower rate and drop out of school at a higher rate. The animation and resources below discuss in detail the AI/AN achievement gap.
The goal of close reading is to enable students to deeply engage with high quality, challenging texts so that they will be able to read, comprehend and evaluate increasingly complex text independently, key goals of College and Career Ready Standards. This Spotlight centers on the CSAI produced resource, Supporting Students in Close Reading. It also includes multi-media tools, examples, and further reading on close reading.
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Do you wonder who scores the PARCC assessments? Qualified scorers who have degrees in mathematics, reading, education, and other related fields are recruited, trained, and evaluated to become an assessment scorer.
Dynamic Learning Maps has available a handout on census data of student characteristics from its first contact with students.
GreatSchools, a nonprofit organization that helps parents find schools and educational resources, has a video collection that shows parents Common Core student expectations from kindergarten through fifth grade.