Common Core State Standards

Common Core State Standards Initiative

Provides an in-depth look at the Common Core Standards.

Common Core app

Download the Common Core Standards on an iPhone or an iPad.

Education Northwest: Spotlight on Common Core State Standards

A series of information about the Common Core initiative.

ISBE Common Core Standards Resources

Resources for Parents and Educators in understanding adoption of Common Core State Standards.

Parents' Guide to Student Success

Printable guides by grade level for parents to understand Common Core Standards.


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ESEA/NCLB Conference Chicago

February 2014

Parent Leadership Concurrent Session presentation & handouts


Partnership Exploration Webinar

To view the video of this webinar click here.  For a PDF version of the presentation click here.  The handouts for the presentation are:


Indicator 8 Parent Webinar Series :


Parent Guide - Educational Rights and Responsibilities: Understanding Special Education in Illinois available here.

Illinois Student Record Keeper available here

Common Core Standards links under Resources Page. Click here to go directly to Common Core Resources.

District Special Education Profile Link available here

School, District, and State Report Card Link available here