Common Core State Standards
The San Diego Unified School District, other California districts and the California Department of Education are participating in Common Core State Standards.
Educational standards describe what students should know and be able to do in each subject in each grade. In California, the State Board of Education decides on the standards for all students, from kindergarten through high school. The California Department of Education helps schools make sure that all students are meeting the standards.
Common standards allow for collaboration among states on best practices and professional development. It also helps students whose families move from state-to-state to minimize the adjustment at school.
More information on Common Core State Standards
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