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CCSS Update: Volume II, Issue 16, July 1, 2013

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

New Resources

Technology Readiness Calculator Released for Local Educational Agencies

Smarter Balanced has released its Web-based Technology Readiness Calculator to help schools estimate the number of days it will take to administer the Smarter Balanced summative assessments on the basis of: the number of students to be tested, the number of computers available, and the number of hours per day that each computer is available during the testing window. The Technology Readiness Calculator may be accessed from the California Department of Education (CDE) Smarter Balanced Technology Readiness Tool Web page. [The Technology Readiness Tool is now closed.]

Higher Mathematics Informational Flyer

The CDE recently posted a new informational flyer, California Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Mathematics: Higher Mathematics, which explains the structure of the higher mathematics standards and the pathway options. You may access the informational flyer on the CDE CCSS Informational Handouts Web page.

New Translations of CCSS Resources

The CDE is pleased to announce the availability of new translations of CCSS resources. Three informational handouts posted on the CDE CCSS Informational Handouts Web page are now available in 19 languages. The CCSS and Parents and Guardians informational handout posted on the Students/Parents Tab of the CDE CCSS Web page is now available in 12 languages with more translations to be added soon.


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