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Connecticut Standards
Connecticut Standards
Effective July 7, 2010, the Connecticut State Board of Education adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), now called the Connecticut Core Standards (CCS), in English language arts and mathematics. These standards establish what Connecticut’s students should know and be able to do as they progress through Grades K-12.

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are a set of academic standards in mathematics and English language arts/literacy that are grounded in evidence and designed to ensure that all students have the academic knowledge and skills they need in these core subjects to succeed after high school. The CCSS were developed in a state-led process under the leadership of governors and chief state school officers with participation from 48 states.

Click on the picture below for a three-minute video explains how the Common Core State Standards will help students achieve at high levels and help them learn what they need to know to get to graduation and beyond.
Important Dates
April 23 through May 9 - Smarter Balanced Testing - Grades 3, 4 and 5
TBA - Smarter Balanced Testing - Grade 6 and 7
TBA - Smarter Balanced Testing - Grade 8
TBA - Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Assessment Field Test, Grades 5
TBA - Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Assessment Field Test, Grades 11
TBA - Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Assessment Field Test, Grades 8