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PSA on the Common Core State Standards

The Council of Great City Schools has created several Public Service Announcements around the Common Core. Described as an explanation of the CCSS, the videos are an approachable way to give parents and community member’s context for why the CCSS … Continue reading

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Rubric for Interim Assessments

The Council of Chief State School Officers and the Council of Great City Schools released a rubric for interim benchmark assessments for English language arts/literacy. The rubric, written by Student Achievement Partners, is for district and state leaders to review … Continue reading

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Common Core Works

The Council of Great City Schools has put together Common Core Works, a website dedicated to helping educators bring Common Core outcomes into the classroom.  The CGCS was instrumental in coordinating district efforts during the Basal Alignment Project.

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