Common Core State Standards in mathematics address the knowledge and skills that students should have in numbers, operating with fractions, arithmetic, ratio and proportional reasoning, linear functions, linear functions, quantitative reasoning, arithmetic, algebra and geometry to be college and career ready.

The standards offer a progression of skills that focus on the most important topics that students need to know at each grade level. In math, that means that students focus on building a strong foundation in numbers in elementary school before they start to apply that understanding of numbers to data in middle school.

The standards don’t dictate curriculum or teaching methods. They identify guidelines that describe how students should use math and provide a vehicle for students to learn, engage with and practice.

Explore the Resource Library to learn about Common Core mathematics standards, understand grade-level learning expectations and find related curriculum and professional development resources.

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