Standards - Pennsylvania

Common Core State-By-State - Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Department of Education

Adopted: 2010 (Still draft with state additions)

 

SUBJECT
STANDARD SET
GRADES
IMPLEMENTATION
LANGUAGE ARTSPennsylvania Common Core Standards Language Arts, 2010K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9-10, 11-12Effective date: July 1, 2013
MATHEMATICSPennsylvania Common Core Standards Mathematics, 2010K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9-12Effective date: July 1, 2013
SCIENCEPennsylvania Common Core Standards Science, 20106-8, 9-10, 11-12Effective date: July 1, 2013
SOCIAL STUDIESPennsylvania Common Core Standards Social Studies, 20106-8, 9-10, 11-12Effective date: July 1, 2013

 

Pennsylvania Common Core Website

Assessment Information:
Pennsylvania officially joined and is participating in both the multi-state assessment consortia, SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) as an advisory state.

SBAC: http://www.smarterbalanced.org/about/member-states/#pennsylvania

More Information:

Pennsylvania Implementation:
http://www.pdesas.org/main/fileview/Implementing_the_Common_Core-State%20Board_of_Education_White_Paper.pdf

PA’s Common Core standards include all of the national Common Core standards verbatim; however, states may add additional statements to the standard set to incorporate any PA standards not addressed in Common Core. As analysis and alignment studies continue, there is a possibility of limited additions to the Common Core Standards in the future.

Related News:
The Coming Storm for Common Standards: Public Knowledge?
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2012/11/still_few_people_know_about.html