The Achieve the Core website provides ideas for teachers on how to implement the Common Core State Standards.
This link to a December 2010 ASCD Info Brief reviews what the Common Core State Standards are about and the associated issues.
This link to the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium website provides information about The Common Career Technical Core (CCTC). As noted at the website, "this is a state-led initiative to establish a set of rigorous, high-quality standards for Career Technical Education (CTE)."
This link is to the Common Core State Standards Initiative website. As noted at the website, "The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a state-led effort coordinated by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). The standards were developed in collaboration with teachers, school administrators, and experts, to provide a clear and consistent framework to prepare our children for college and the workforce."
This link is to a Council of Chief State School Officers policy brief on the Common Core State Standards. As noted in the brief's Executive Summary, it "explores ways to strengthen the connection between high-quality expanded learning opportunities and the Common Core State Standards Initiative." The brief highlights policy, practice, and program examples from New York, New Hampshire, and Georgia.
This Center on Education Policy (CEP) report, based on their spring 2013 survey of state education agency officials in Common Core-adopting states, examines states’ efforts to implement the Common Core.
This Center on Education Policy (CEP) report, based on spring 2013 survey of state education agency officials in Common Core-adopting states, provides information on state efforts to prepare teachers and principals.
This Center on Education Policy (CEP) report, based on a winter/spring 2013 survey of 40 Common Core State Standards-adopting states, examines state education agency (SEA) officials’ views on the federal role in implementing the standards.
This link is to the Center on Education Policy (CEP) report on the states’ preparation for Common Core assessments. This report is the fourth in a series of CEP reports based on the 2013 survey of state officials about states’ progress in implementing the CCSS.