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Common Core State Standards Implementation and Community-Based Organizations

Guidance for leaders of community-based organizations on supporting implementation of the Common Core State Standards.

What are the Common Core State Standards? How can community-based organizations help with implementation? This document provides guidance for practitioners on supporting educators, students, and families through Washington’s transition to new academic standards. This issue brief is based on a set of recommendations originally developed by the Forum for Youth Investment (see The Common Core Standards: What Do They Mean for Out-of-School-Time?).