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Common Core State Standards

Washington is one of over 40 states to adopt the Common Core State Standards to help ensure that all students graduate from high school with the core academic knowledge and skills necessary for success in meeting the challenges of today and tomorrow.

The Common Core State Standards describe the knowledge and skills in English Language Arts and Mathematics that students will need when they graduate, whatever their choice of college or career. These standards define the knowledge and skills students should have to succeed in entry-level, credit-bearing, academic college courses and in workforce training programs. The standards are based on the best national and international standards, giving our students a competitive advantage in the global economy.

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