In the States
Map adapted from http://www.ascd.org/common-core/common-core.aspx States highlighted in green have adopted the Common Core State Standards. States highlighted in blue only adopted the Common Core State Standards for English language arts. States in grey have not adopted the Common Core State Standards. For information on California Common Core State Standards, please click HERE  
Common Core Standards
English Language Arts
The Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies and Science are the result of an extensive effort to ensure that students are literate and capable of the academics and careers in their future. The Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts are divided…
Common Core Standards
Resources for Administrators
As a district administrator, you have the important task of not only ensuring that your teachers are informed of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), but that they are implementing the updated standards in their classrooms. Most likely, your teachers will have many questions about the CCSS, so to help…
Common Core Standards Resources
Resources for Teachers
As a teacher, you may be apprehensive about the California Common Core Standards however, we would like to reaffirm that the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are not intended to completely replace the current content area standards. Rather, they are intended to build upon the standards that you are already…
Common Core Standards Resources
Resources for Parents
Thank you for taking the time to inform yourself on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and what they mean to your student. The goal of the CCSS is not to replace the curriculum that your student is learning in school. The CCSS are intended to supplement the current standards,…
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Resources for Students
Are you curious about what the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) mean to you as a student? Please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the CCSS facts: CCSS Myths vs. Facts CCSS Frequently Asked Questions    
Common Core Standards Resources
Professional Development
  Professional Development: The Rio School District is committed to supporting teacher and student learning with professional development activities that assist teachers in deepening their understanding of the California Common Core State Standards.   Below is a presentation outlining the Districts’s 2012-2013 Common Core Professional Development Plan. [prettyfilelist type=”ppt” filesperpage=”5″]…
Common Core Standards
English Learners
There are no specific Common Core Standards for  English learners; rather, the literacy standards, common across all subjects, are applied to English learner content. The existing California English learner content standards remain in place, allowing educators to focus on the reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills of their students in…
Common Core Standards
Technical Subjects
Technical subjects are integrated into the K-5 Reading standards. As stated on the Common Core Initiative website, “the CCR anchor standards and high school standards in literacy work in tandem to define college and career readiness expectations—the former providing broad standards, the latter providing additional specificity.” Standards Review the previously…
Common Core Standards
History/Social Sciences
There are no specific Common Core Standards for history/social science (HSS); rather, the literacy standards, common across all subjects, are applied to history /  social science content. The existing California History Social Science content standards remain in place, allowing educators to focus on the reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills…
Common Core Standards
Mathematics
  The Common Core State Standards for Mathematics are divided into K-5, middle school, and high school. In K-5, the standards provide students with a solid basis of math skills, and progress into applications as they advance through the grade levels. The middle school standards focus on the math skills…
Common Core Standards
Science
There are no specific Common Core Standards for  science; rather, the literacy standards, common across all subjects, are applied to science content. The existing California Science content standards remain in place, allowing educators to focus on the reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills of their students in addition to the…
Common Core Standards
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