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    Monthly Newsletters on Common Core


    Are you interested in grade level specific information regarding the Common Core State Standards?

    The Illinois State Board of Education is creating monthly newsletters for individual grades with helpful information and key website suggestions.

    Capture the Core newsletter




    Helpful Information for Parents With School-Age Children


    Are you interested in specific information regarding topics of a wide-ranging nature? Visit the area of the National PTA website reserved just for parents. That website section can be found at http://pta.org/parents/   

    As a convenience to our audience, direct links to Parents' Guides that are specific to grade-level topics are located, just below:

      Frequently Asked Questions  
    Kindergarten Third Grade Sixth Grade
    First Grade Fourth Grade Seventh Grade
    Second Grade Fifth Grade Eighth Grade
      High School English  
      High School Math