Common Core Adoption
Current Adoption Stage - Full adoption
Grades K-12: New standards and assessments are to be implemented for the first time beginning with the 2012-13 school year.
What is your state doing to help schools transition to the Common Core State Standards?
North Carolina adopted 100% of the Common Core State Standards in ELA and mathematics The state plans to support the transition to CCSS with instructional toolkits including crosswalks between Old and New standards, vertical learning progressions, glossary of terms, unpacked content, assessment prototypes, lesson plans, unit plans and diagnostic, formative, and benchmarking assessment tools. They also plan on providing ongoing Professional development. See tools here: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/standards/common-core-tools/
Common Core Assessment Consortia
North Carolina is part of the SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortia