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CCSS Update: Volume I, Issue 16, November 29, 2012

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

New Resources

SBAC Webinars Site

View recordings of webinars presented by the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) on a range of topics including consortium progress updates, sample items and tasks, computer adaptive testing, etc., on the Webinars | Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium Web page [no longer available].

Professional Learning Opportunities

The CDE Professional Learning Opportunities Web page allows users to post and find in-person and online statewide professional learning opportunities sponsored by the California Department of Education (CDE), county offices of education , local educational agencies, institutes of higher education, and State Board of Education-approved providers, as well as other not-for-profit agencies. Select the “Common Core Standards” topic on the search form to find current Common Core State Standards (CCSS) professional learning opportunities.

Parent Flyer Translations

The CDE CCSS and Parents and Guardians Handout has been translated into six languages, and additional translations of the Informational Handouts are also available. These and other resources are available on the Student/Parents Tab of the CDE CCSS Web page.

CCSS Update from CDE
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Last Reviewed: Thursday, September 22, 2016