These resources have been compiled for parents and guardians interested in learning more about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and how to support their child’s attainment of these standards.
What are the Common Core Standards?
Informational flyers providing overviews and highlights of the CCSS, available in five languages.
K–8 California's Common Core Standards Parent Handbook
This handbook (2MB), created by the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) in consultation with the California State Parent Teacher Association (PTA), gives parents an introduction to California's CCSS and a summary of what students are expected to learn as they advance from kindergarten through grade eight. The English version is available for download by following the link in the upper right corner of this web page. The Spanish version is availabe in the upper right corner of the Spanish translation of this (See the link in the list below this page in the left menu). Available Translations of the K–8 California’s
Parents' Guide to Student Success
A guide, available in English and Spanish, for the CCSS in grades K-8 and two for grades 9-12 (one for English language arts/literacy and one for mathematics) created by the National PTA. The guide includes key items that children should be learning in each grade and activities parents can do at home to support their child's learning.