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Career Academic Readiness Frameworks

A Primer on Common Core-Aligned Assessments

Common Core curriculum for K-12 could have far-reaching effects on higher education

The following link is the revision to the College Content-readiness Policy reflects language inserted to respond to concerns expressed by the three states that voted against the policy during the first round of voting. College Content-Readiness Policy Revision

Results of Collaboration Meeting Between Chief State School Officers, K-12 Leads, and Higher Education Leads on March 20, 2013

Higher Education Common Core State Standards Digest Introduction

Achievment Level Descriptors and Standard Setting:  Plan for Higher Education Engagement and Decision-making

Building a Plan for Higher Education to Implement the Smarter Balanced Assessment System

Comments and Concerns Submitted by Iowa State Higher Education Lead - January 14, 2013

Comments to Revised ALDs Submitted 2-21-13

Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Common Core State Standars for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects

Higher Education Talking Points - September 2012

Higher Education Talking Points - January 2013

Major Smarter Balanced Milestones

Overview of Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

Overview:  Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium Presentation

PARCC College-Ready Determination Policy in English and Mathematics & Policy and General Content Claims for PARCC Performance Levels

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium - Short Background