The Common Core State Standards

Showing off their potential

How can your student with a disability successfully participate in the new Common Core curriculum? Access to the rigorous, college- and career-ready academic content in mathematics and language arts is an opportunity and challenge for all students. For our students to successfully participate in the general curriculum, their instruction can include supports, accommodations, and modifications.

Students with Disabilities and the Common Core State Standards: Resources from the Maryland State Department of Education offers information on Common Core implementation, instruction, and assessment for students with disabilities.

Application of the CCSS for Students with Disabilities from the Common Core State Standards Initiative offers information on accommodations and modifications.

Frequently Asked Questions from the Maryland State Department of Education answers the most common questions about the Common Core State Standards.

The Common Core State Standards from the Maryland State Department of Education is a two-page documents that explains the development of the CCSS and the major shifts involved in English/language arts (ELA), literacy, and mathematics education