Curriculum FrameworksGuidelines for implementing the content standards adopted by the California State Board of Education that are developed by the Instructional Quality Commission.
Grade Level Curriculum
The grade-level curriculum documents are organized by individual grade levels and include information about the Common Core State Standards.
Framework (PDF; 2MB)
- California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve (2003)
- Chapter six is the evaluation criteria adopted by the State Board of Education, March 6, 2002.
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Please note that the 2003 Health Framework is no longer current. It does not reflect the Health Education Content Standards adopted by the State Board of Education in March 2008. In addition, the section on Family Living (pages 63-64) is inconsistent with the current state law. For current information on HIV/AIDS prevention education, see the Comprehensive Sexual Health & HIV/AIDS Instruction Web page.
- 2011 Health Framework Revision
Note: Assembly Bill X4 2 (Chapter 2, Statutes of 2009-10 Fourth Extraordinary Session) signed on July 28, 2009, suspended the process and procedures for adopting instructional materials, including framework revisions, until the 2013-14 school year. Senate Bill 70 (Chapter 7 of the Statutes of 2011) extended that suspension until the 2015-16 school year.
- Timeline for Framework Revision (Suspended 28-Jul-2009)
- Health Focus Group Report (DOC)
- Proposed Guidelines for the Revision of the Health Framework (DOC)
The Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission recommended the Proposed Guidelines for the Health Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee on July 17, 2009, prior to the implementation of Assembly Bill X4 2. Further work on the framework, including State Board of Education action on these guidelines, has been suspended.
Content Standards (Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve)
Adopted by the State Board of Education in March 2008.
Questions: Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division | CFIRD@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0881
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, July 14, 2015