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New Jersey Standards for Student Learning for Families

New Jersey recently made minor revisions to the Common Core standards. The changes were minimal, and the revised standards, labeled the “New Jersey Standards for Student Learning” (NJSSL), will continue to be assessed through the PARCC test.  Because there is so little difference between the two sets of standards, the explanations of the Common Core standards that can be found on the websites listed below are still pertinent and informative in understanding the expectations for students in New Jersey.

This is a family-friendly overview of the Common Core standards and what they mean for today’s student:

Common Core Overview for Families

View a short video that demonstrates a Common Core lesson here:

 This document answers questions frequently asked by parents about the standards.

PTA Common Core State Standards FAQ’s

“This site describes what students will learn at each grade and provides writing samples to demonstrate expectations at each grade.”