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CCSS Update: Volume I, Issue 8, September 17, 2012

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Update includes information regarding the implementation of the CCSS.

New Web Resource for California Educators

CCSS on Brokers of Expertise

The California Department of Education (CDE) is excited to announce the new Common Core Community Group on Brokers of Expertise (BOE). Here you will find educator resources for implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and that’s not all. BOE is an interactive environment for an online community of teaching professionals. We encourage you to utilize this site’s potential by providing comments or using the “favorite” option for resources you find here so that other educators may benefit from your experience. The CDE will use the feedback that you provide on BOE to learn more about which resources are most useful at the local level. More resources and information are added to the Common Core Community Group page on BOE periodically, so plan to visit the CCSS on BOE External link opens in new window or tab. often, and if you aren’t already a BOE member, please sign up and join this vibrant community of California educators.

Stay Informed

SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) Listserv

Work on developing the new generation of assessments aligned to the CCSS is well underway and important announcements about test development, technology, and professional learning are released frequently. To receive the most current information, please join the SBAC CDE electronic mailing list by sending a blank e-mail message to subscribe-sbac@mlist.cde.ca.gov.

Opportunity to Participate

Opportunity to Participate in Public Review and Feedback on the Draft CTE Model Curriculum Standards Ends September 19

The revised draft Career Technical Education (CTE) Model Curriculum Standards are available for public review. To download, review, and provide input on the standards, please visit the CTE Model Curriculum Standards Web page. Public hearings will be conducted September 17, 2012, in Los Angeles, and September 19, 2012, in Sacramento, with all public input concluding on September 19, 2012.


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