National Governors Association and State Education Chiefs
Launch Common State Academic Standards
Robust standards drafted by teachers, content experts, and leading researchers are the
cornerstone of a state led effort to turn our nation’s schools around.
June 02, 2010
Suwanee, GA – June 2, 2010 – Today, the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) released a set of state-led education standards, the Common Core State Standards, at Peachtree Ridge High School in Suwanee, GA. The English-language arts and mathematics standards for grades K-12 were developed in collaboration with a variety of stakeholders including content experts, states, teachers, school administrators and parents. The standards establish clear and consistent goals for learning that will prepare America’s children for success in college and work.