California State Standards (CSS) Resource Page
Instructional Services team is excited to share the district’s plans for a robust and successful K-12 California Standards implementation. We look forward to your partnership as
FUSD continues to implement these positive and promising changes.
We have been asking for and listening to
feedback to ensure that we are responding to whole district needs. Based on
these ongoing conversations, we wanted to share
can expect in the
Fremont Unified School District this school year:
we move into full implementation mode, the Instructional Services department
will be refining FUSD’s collective
vision, outreach, timelines, and district-wide California Standards implementation plan.
Developments will be regularly shared via the district website, social media
platforms, community meetings, and from school sites to parents.
- For Fremont to continue to be a center of innovation, we need our schools to
prepare students who are ready for a complex and unpredictable future. Preparing
for the opportunities ahead requires adding new skills to the traditional curriculum. That includes updating
the ways we teach English Language Arts,
literacy and mathematics. In the coming years, new science and social science
standards will also be adopted and implemente.
- The CSS
are a focused set of up-to-date learning
goals that students need to learn at
each grade level to become active participants in our communities and
support is a priority and we will enhance our two-way communication, follow-through, and responsiveness to
parent, student, and staff feedback regarding materials, assessments, and
Common Core strategies that students are engaging in at school.
and guardians are crucial partners in laying the groundwork for a smooth
transition to the new standards
more about the standards by reviewing the California
Department of Education CCSS Web Page: http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/cc/ (select
- Talk to the principal about the school’s
implementation plans to learn what will be different about these new standards
and what will remain the same for students.
- Attend a board and/or community meeting to
discuss district goals and timelines.
- Meet with your child’s teacher to discuss what
your child will be learning over the coming year and how classroom instruction
will shift to align to the CSS.
- Play an active role in your child’s education at
home. If you notice your child is struggling in a certain area, consult with
his or her teacher to identify strategies and resources that might be helpful.
- Explore opportunities to become actively
involved in the Common Core transition through your state and local Parent-Teacher Association (PTA).