Equity Assistance Centers Support the Common Core State Standards

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December 2013

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How the Common Core Must Ensure Equity by Fully Preparing Every Student for Postsecondary Success

Recommendations from the Regional Equity Assistance Centers on Implementation of the Common Core State Standards

An effective education that prepares youth for postsecondary success should not be a privilege reserved for some students; rather, it should be a guarantee for every student. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) promise just that—a quality education for all, one in which the new standards will be taught by highly-qualified educators. In this article, the 10 regional Equity Assistance Centers give recommendations on implementation of the CCSS in a way that ensures every student is equally well served.