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California State Content Standards Resources

PYLUSD and schools throughout the country are working to improve teaching and learning to ensure that all students will graduate high school with the skills they need to be successful.
What are the Common Core Standards? From the California Department of Education
Making Common Sense of the Common Core -- From the National Education Association
Frequently Asked Questions -- From the California Department of Education
Video Overviews
Common Core State Standards -- Teaching Channel
Math -- Teaching Channel
Why Students Need Common Core Math -- Video from Stanford University
College and Career Readiness
Common Core Math
Math Standards -- explained in three minutes
PYLUSD piloted several math textbooks in 2014-2015. In the spring of 2015, new textbooks were selected by teachers and approved by the Board of Education.
Teachers selected California Math Expressions published by Houghton Mifflin for elementary and Big Ideas Math published by Big Ideas Learning for secondary. Teachers began training in May of 2015 and the preparation continued over the summer.
For a student using bridge workbooks -- online access is available.
For parents looking to support their students in Math:
English Language Development
English Language Development Standards
Assessment -- Smarter Balanced Assessments
We are expecting results from the 2015 assessment for grades 3-8 and 11 to be available to parents in later August or early September. Here is a video explaining what you will receive in the mail.
Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium