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52 West Main Street
Washingtonville, NY 10992

Phone: 845.497.4000
Fax: 845.497.4030
A Brief Overview
  • The standards are the same wherever you go. Common standards mean
    that students in New York are learning the same thing as students across the
    country. Students moving into or out of state will have a smoother educational
    transition because learning goals will now be the same across states.


  • They’re modeled on success. The Common Core are aligned to
    international standards from the highest achieving countries. This means our
    students will be well prepared to compete both nationally and internationally.



  • College and career ready is the name of the game. All students
    graduating college and career-ready is the goal of the CCSS. These standards are
    designed to prepare students for success in whatever they choose to do after
    graduation.


  • Real life is really important. What students learn in school should
    be directly related to what they’ll be required to do once they leave. The
    Common Core places a strong emphasis on reading informational and technical
    texts to prepare students for the demands of college and the workplace.


  • College should not begin with remediation. Too many students entering
    universities and community colleges require remedial classes in English
    and Math. The CCSS are designed to make that a problem of the past by fully
    preparing students for college-level coursework.


  • Increased access to learning resources. Common standards mean that
    learning resources and teaching and learning materials can be shared across
    states.


  • 21st century skills for 21st century jobs. These standards will
    prepare our students for career success in the rapidly changing world of
    work.
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