The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a state-led effort coordinated by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center
) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO
The primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
The nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.
A helpful PDF to assist in planning lessons.