Common Corner

Common Corner provides up-to-date news and information on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and Common Core Assessment Consortia including Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) and Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).

The Academic Benchmarks team closely monitors:

  • Which states have adopted, changed or withdrawn from the standards
  • State participation with Common Core assessment consortia
  • Standards related news and announcements


Common Core State Adoption Map

Common Core Assessment Consortia State Map

Next Generation Science Standards State Adoption Map