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Maryland College and Career Ready Resources

​The 2016-17 school year marks the fourth full year of implementation of higher academic standards for all students, in all 24 school systems.

These standards help our students to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in a competitive, 21st century economy.

Goals Related to Our Standards

  • Prepare all students for college and today’s workforce.
  • Focus on 21st century skills--including critical thinking, clear writing, and problem-solving.
  • Create consistent learning goals across the state, regardless of where students live.

All About Common Core Standards

all about common core standardsGraphic courtesy of Harford County Public Schools

Maryland Microsoft STEM Partnership

Our Standards at Work: In Classrooms and Beyond

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Read Our Blogs

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Maryland’s Assessment Program Aligns With Our Standards

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Selected School System Resources on Maryland’s Standards