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Common Core Standards

Tennessee is one of 46 states that have adopted Common Core State Standards as a way to set clear expectations for what students should learn in school, and align their education with necessary knowledge for college and careers. Teachers will focus on much fewer standards, which require deeper engagement in fundamental concepts.

Tennessee will apply the Common Core State Standards for Math in 2012-13 and for English-Language Arts in 2013-14. Tennessee students will take new assessments reflecting the standards in both subjects in 2014-15.  

To learn more about Tennessee's Common Core State Standards implementation plan, please visit the TN Core website.

 Additional Resources:

-Common Core Resource Collection

- Common Core Ipad App

-Achieve the Score

-PARCC Assessment

-Tennessee Curriculum Center

-Core Standards Initiative