Standards - Arkansas

Common Core State-By-State - Arkansas

Arkansas Department of Education

Adopted: 2010 (Verbatim)

 

SUBJECT
STANDARD SET
GRADES
IMPLEMENTATION
LANGUAGE ARTS Arkansas Common Core Standards Language Arts, 2010 K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9-10, 11-12 2011-2012 (Grade K-2)
2012-2013 (Grade 3-8)
2013-2014 (Grade 9-12)
2014-2015 (All Grades)
MATHEMATICS Arkansas Common Core Standards Mathematics, 2010 K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9-12 2011-2012 (Grade K-2)
2012-2013 (Grade 3-8)
2013-2014 (Grade 9-12)
2014-2015 (All Grades)
SCIENCE Arkansas Common Core Standards Science, 2010 6-8, 9-10, 11-12 2011-2012 (Grade K-2)
2012-2013 (Grade 3-8)
2013-2014 (Grade 9-12)
2014-2015 (All Grades)
SOCIAL STUDIES Arkansas Common Core Standards Social Studies, 2010 6-8, 9-10, 11-12 2011-2012 (Grade K-2)
2012-2013 (Grade 3-8)
2013-2014 (Grade 9-12)
2014-2015 (All Grades)

 


Arkansas Common Core website

More Information:

Arkansas officially joined and is currently a governing state in the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).

PARCC: http://www.parcconline.org/arkansas

It is expected that states adopting the Common Core State Standards will also implement a student assessment system aligned with the CCSS beginning in the 2014-15 school year. Along with 25 other states, Arkansas is a member of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), which has formed to create an historic assessment system to provide more services and supports to students and teachers than are currently available. The common assessment is a natural continuation of the work already underway in Arkansas and builds on our current assessment system. By partnering with other states, we will be able to leverage resources, share expertise, and produce a system that will meet the needs and expectations of Arkansas students and teachers.

Until a common assessment is designed, piloted, and implemented, the ADE will continue using the Benchmark and End of Course exams to assess students in mathematics, English language arts, and science.

More Information:
State has officially replaced ELA and MA with CCSS effective 2011-2012 for Language Arts and Mathematics.

Students will begin seeing Common Core content in the 2011-2012 school year for grades K-2. Districts will first need to work with teachers to "unpack" the standards to understand the knowledge and skills contained within each learning expectation. Teachers at each grade level will need to determine what new content they are responsible for teaching and the changes in the depth and breadth of the learning expectations related to the content as well as what content will no longer be taught in their grade level.

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