For over a year now, teachers and other educators like you have been working hard to develop curricula that will bring the Common Core State Standards to life in your classrooms.
Yet, even as you have been steeped in preparing for its introduction, research indicates that the vast majority of parents have heard nothing about the Common Core. The good news is that those who are well informed also overwhelmingly support the transition.
As the primary source of information for most families about their children's education, the resources offered below are meant to help you explain the new standards. Educator-specific talking points, sharable materials describing the Common Core, and examples of lessons should all help clarify the Core for parents.