Understanding the Common Core

Learn more about the Common Core standards and State tests for grades 3-8. 

Common Core Standards

Download the Common Core standards and appendices.

Core Curriculum Professional Development

Learn more about professional development opportunities for the Core Curriculum options in math and ELA.

Family Resources

Find resources to support your child's learning of the Common Core at home.

Mathematics Resources

Find math curriculum and professional development for grades K-12.

ELA Resources


Find ELA curriculum and professional development for grades K-12.

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Our Picks: Family Resources for Summer

Summer Reading Resources from NYPL

The New York Public Library provides lists of selected summer readings.

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Videos for Families from EngageNY


Watch a series of videos explaining the Common Core and how teachers are adapting to the standards.

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Summer Learning Strategies and the Common Core

This resource provides strategies for engaging children in summer learning.

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