Common Core Standards Policy Development

  • Initial Meeting Between State Officers

    Initial Meeting Between State Officers
    Initial Meeting Between State Officers was held to discuss the possible creation of common standards for the country's K-12 Educational System.
  • Achieve, Inc. developed "Out of Many, One: Toward Rigorous Common Core Standards from the Ground Up"

    Achieve, Inc. developed "Out of Many, One: Toward Rigorous Common Core Standards from the Ground Up"
    Developed this report to show how common core standards were aligned with the demands of the real-world.
  • NGA, CCSSO and Achieve, Inc. put out "Benchmarking for Success: Ensuring U.S. Students Receive a Worldclass Education"

    NGA, CCSSO and Achieve, Inc. put out "Benchmarking for Success: Ensuring U.S. Students Receive a Worldclass Education"
    NGA, CCSSO and Achieve created this report that recommended states upgrade to common benchmark standards that would allow K-12 students to more successful and competitive worldwide.
  • Department of Ed explains it intends on using Race to Top funds to get states to buy into the common core standards.

    Department of Ed explains it intends on using Race to Top funds to get states to buy into the common core standards.
    Department of Education announces how it will use Race to the Top funds to try and get states to buy into the Common Core Standards and start implementing them.
  • National Governors Associations members endorsed policy of common core standards.

    National Governors Associations members endorsed policy of common core standards.
    National Governors Associations members endorsed policy of common core standards.
  • Bill1, a law was created that allowed for implementation of college and career readiness standard

    Bill1, a law was created that allowed for implementation of college and career readiness standard
  • 41 States meet in Chicago

    41 States meet in Chicago
    Meeting in Chicago allowed 41 state representatives to come together and begin discussing the creation of common standards that could be using all over the country to improve our education system.
  • Committee appointed from 51 states and territories

    Committee appointed from 51 states and territories
    51 states and territories were selected to validate the common core standards.
  • First meeting of validation committee

    First meeting of validation committee
    Members were charged with giving expert and independent suggestions on how to identify what the common standards would be.
  • State of Kentucky agree to "provisionally use" the CCSS

    State of Kentucky agree to "provisionally use" the CCSS
    First state in the United States to agree to use the standards.
  • Draft is published for public to review and it was made accessible online

    Draft is published for public to review and it was made accessible online
    Draft was released and was available online for educators and the public to review and give feedback.
  • Meeting in Washington. Committee approves final draft

    Meeting in Washington.  Committee approves final draft
    Meeting in Washington. Committee approves final draft
  • CSSO and NGA Release Final Report of Common Core Standards

    CSSO and NGA Release Final Report of Common Core Standards
    Summarized the work of the committee and gave final validation of standards.
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    States start reviewing Common Core Standards

    During this time, states underwent their own process of reviewing, adopting or changing the standards that they would use.
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    45 States Adopt the Common Core Standards in Math and Language Arts

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    43 States are in the process of implementing standards locally

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    42 States have adopted and are implementing the standards