Mission Statement of Common Core State Standards
“The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy." Source:www.corestandards.org
The CCSS standards demand that all students:
With daily learning experiences aligned to the Common Core State standards, all students will be able to “think more, achieve more and succeed in our rapidly changing world.”
Source: NYC DOE
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