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A Parents' Guide to Kansas College and Career Readiness Standards and Assesments

Parents - Do you have questions about the KCCRS or state assessments for your child? A Parents’ Guide to Kansas College and Career Readiness Standards and Assessments can help answer some of your questions and who to contact for additional information.

The Parents' Guide to Student Success

The Parents’ Guide to Student Success (listed to the right in English and Spanish) was developed in response to the Common Core State Standards in English language arts and mathematics that more than 40 states have adopted. Created by teachers, parents, education experts, and others from across the country, the standards provide clear, consistent expectations for what students should be learning at each grade in order to be prepared for college and career. 

National PTA® created the guides for grades K-8 and two for grades 9-12 (one for English language arts/literacy and one for mathematics).

The Guide includes:

  • Key items that children should be learning in English language arts and mathematics in each grade, once the standards are fully implemented. 
  • Activities that parents can do at home to support their child's learning. 
  • Methods for helping parents build stronger relationships with their child's teacher.  
  • Tips for planning for college and career (high school only).

The above information is provided from National PTA