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Common Core

Resources for Parents and Guardians

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


Informational flyers providing overviews and highlights of the CCSS, available in multiple languages.


California PTA Parent Resources Web Page

The California State PTA has made available many resources for parents to learn more about the CCSS and support their child’s achievement of the standards. Resources include frequently asked questions, presentations, a parents’ guide, links to additional resources, and articles of interest.


“What’s Cooking With the Common Core in California?” Video


What’s Cooking With the Common Core in California? from FrameWorks Institute on Vimeo.


The FrameWorks Institute, in collaboration with the Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation, presents this video introduction to the CCSS in California.


Achieve the Core Common Core Resources for Parents and Community Members


This Web page contains resources compiled for parents and guardians introducing the CCSS including information about the standards; guides, roadmaps, and videos for parents; and teacher and business support for the CCSS.

Common Core Resources for Special Education


CCSS resources and guidelines for the special education community.


California Department of Education CCSS Resources Web page


Information and resources about the academic content standards for mathematics and ELA.

  • Join the CCSS Resources listserv to receive information and updates regarding the implementation of the CCSS. Send a “blank” message to
  • If you would like further information regarding the CCSS, please contact the California Department of Education’s Common Core Team by phone at 916-319-0490 or by e-mail at


California Department of Education, August 2014