Parent Guides to the Common Core

What do parents need to know about the Common Core State Standards?

Click here to find out or refer to these grade-by-grade parent guides. The Council of the Great City Schools has developed content- and grade-specific parent roadmaps that provide detailed information about the expectations of the Common Core in English Language Arts and Literacy and Mathematics. These roadmaps include examples of grade-level focus in the content area using parent-friendly language, sample progressions of learning across three grade levels in the Common Core, and tips for parents on communicating with teachers about their child’s work and how to support student learning at home.

K-12 Parent Guides: ELA/Literacy 

K-12 Parent Guides: Mathematics