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Year 3 of Implementing the Common Core State Standards: An Overview of States’ Progress and Challenges

Author(s): Diane Stark Rentner
Published: August 7, 2013

This report, based on spring 2013 survey of state education agency officials in Common Core-adopting states, broadly examines states’ efforts to implement the Common Core.  Topic covered include states’ views on the rigor of the standards, timelines for teaching a Common-Core aligned curricula, a discussion of state actions to help schools and districts prepare for the standards, and an assessment of state education agency capacity to implement the Common Core.

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Report (PDF format, 410 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Rentner%5FReport%5FStateCCSSOverview%5F080713%2Epdf
Press Release (PDF format, 72.1 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=PressRelease%5FStateCCSSOverview%5F080713%2Epdf


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