Welcome to the Kansas State Department of Education website devoted to the

Kansas College and Career Ready Standards

Content Area Links:
English Language Arts & Literacy
English Language Proficiency
Fine Arts
History, Government, and Social Studies 
Library, Media
Physical Education (see Health)
World Language Standards

Note:  The Competencies for Career Technical Education are also available in the "Design Sheets" here: 
Career Technical Education
Common Core Toolkit
 TitleModified DateDescription
Higher Ed for Higher Standards6/30/2014 
“The Common Core State Standards: Insight into Their Development and Purpose”6/30/2014 
Communicating the Common Core State Standards - A Resource for Superintendents, School Board Members, and Public Relations Executives1/15/2014The Council of the Great City Schools produced a report for superintendents, school board members, and public relations executives about communicating the Common Core State Standards.
Data Collection and the Common Core Fact Sheet1/13/2014KSDE fact sheet about data collection and the common core standards.
KSDE KCCRS Communications Toolkit9/23/2013 
The Alliance for Excellent Education Releases Common Core 101 Brief 9/17/2013Starting from the beginning, the brief explains how the Common Core State Standards Initiative formed and led to a common set of standards that are now being implemented by states.
Helping Parents Understand the Common Core9/17/2013Resources you can turn to when parents start to ask questions about the Common Core.
Change the Equation Fact Sheet on Common Core State Standards9/6/2013 
Top 10 Tips for Districts to Communicate About the Common Core9/6/2013 
Supportive Common Core State Standards Quotes9/6/2013 
Kansas College and Career Ready Standards Fact Sheet9/6/2013 
Kansas College and Career Ready Standards and Assessment Fact Sheet9/6/2013 
Common Core Resources9/6/2013 
KCCRS Fact Sheets Link9/6/2013 
MTSS & The Kansas Common Core Standards4/4/2013 
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