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Curriculum: National and State Standards

National Education Standards

"All states and schools will have challenging and clear standards of achievement and accountability for all children, and effective strategies for reaching those standards." -- U.S. Dept. of Education


Search our interactive map to find standards specific to your state:

U.S. Map of State Standards

 

Common Core State Standards Initiative

"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)....These standards define the knowledge and skills students should have within their K-12 education careers so that they will graduate high school able to succeed in entry-level, credit-bearing academic college courses and in workforce training programs. The standards:

  • Are aligned with college and work expectations;

  • Are clear, understandable and consistent;

  • Include rigorous content and application of knowledge through high-order skills;

  • Build upon strengths and lessons of current state standards;

  • Are informed by other top performing countries, so that all students are prepared to succeed in our global economy and society; and

  • Are evidence-based."


English Language Arts Standards

Mathematics Standards

 

Voluntary National Education Standards for the Major Subject Areas
 


 

State Education Standards
 
Education World provides access to the state standards by subject as well: