Common Core State Standards and Assessments Collection
The IDEA Partnership offers this collection of information and resources about the Common Core State Standards and students and youth with disabilities. Resources include helpful tools for presenting information about Common Core to parents and practitioners and a regular webinar series on the topic. Participants in the Overview webinar are offered the opportunity to request virtual mentoring to develop a customized plan for integrating the tools into their work.
The IDEA Partnership reflects the collaborative work of more than 50 national organizations, including the Office of Special Education Programs, technical assistance providers and organizations and agencies at state and local level that are working to improve outcomes for students and youth with disabilities.
In this video and accompanying article, former DC Mayor Gray, Secretary of Education Duncan, and other local education leaders discuss DC’s results on the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The NAEP test was administered to 4th and 8th graders in reading and mathematics....
This report from the Asia Society explores the global context for common standards and discusses how the Common Core State Standards reflect an understanding among American educators that the highest performing countries create high, consistent expectations for student learning.