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Mathematics Framework Revision Timeline

Below is the timeline for the Revision of the Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools, K–12. Approved by the State Board of Education on May 8, 2019; revised on September 11, 2019, May 7, 2020, July 14, 2021, and November 3, 2021.

This timeline will be updated if or when the SBE changes the schedule.

Updating state guidance for teachers on best practices for aligning instruction to California’s math standards remains a priority. However, rushing the development of the math curriculum framework runs counter to California’s commitment to a transparent process that follows a flexible schedule established at the discretion of the State Board of Education. The adaptable nature of the schedule allows for broad public participation and careful consideration of all potential impacts.

Cognizant of the current amount of feedback received on the latest draft, the framework’s posted “Schedule of Significant Events” will likely need adjusting. Therefore, it is anticipated that the July 2022 agenda item presented to the State Board will consist of a recommendation for a timeline change rather than presentation of the draft framework and a recommendation for adoption.

Events Date

Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) Approves Schedule of Significant Events (Timeline) and Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee (CFCC) Application

March 28, 2019

State Board of Education (SBE) Approves Timeline and CFCC Application (pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 5 [5 CCR] §9513)

May 8–9, 2019

Minimum 45-day Recruitment of CFCC (From Date Application Posted Through SBE Appointment of CFCC) (pursuant to 5 CCR §9513)

May 15–August 15, 2019

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Appoints Focus Group Members

June 2019

Four Focus Groups (pursuant to 5 CCR §9511[c])

  • August 19, 2019; San Diego
  • August 20, 2019; Sacramento (Humboldt and Shasta)
  • August 22, 2019; Santa Clara (Fresno)
  • August 26, 2019; Baldwin Park

August 2019

IQC recommends CFCC, Receives Focus Group Input, and Recommends Guidelines

November 14–15, 2019

SBE Appoints CFCC, Receives Focus Group Input, and Approves Guidelines (pursuant to 5 CCR §9512)

January 8–9, 2020

CFCC Work:

  • February 26–27, 2020
  • June 24–25, 2020
  • August 5–6, 2020
  • September 23–24, 2020
  • October 19–20, 2020
  • November 3–4, 2020
  • December 2, 2020
  • December 16–17, 2020

February–December 2020

IQC Approves Draft Mathematics Framework for Initial 60-Day Public Review Period
January 20–21, 2021
Required 60-Day Public Review of Draft Mathematics Framework Prior to IQC Recommendation (pursuant to 5 CCR, Section 9515[a][3])
February–April 2021
IQC/Subject Matter Committee Analyzes Field Review Results and Revises Draft Mathematics Framework
May 19–20, 2021
IQC Action on Draft Mathematics Framework
May 19–20, 2021
Required 60-day Public Review of Document After IQC Recommendation (pursuant to 5 CCR, Section 9515[c])
January–April 2022
SBE Action on Mathematics Framework
July 13– 14, 2022

This timeline is subject to change. The SBE will only take action on changes to the approved timeline if they affect IQC or SBE action dates.

Questions:   Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division | CFIRD@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0881
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, June 21, 2022
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