The resources on this page are designed to help communicate information to school board members about the New Illinois Learning Standards Incorporating the Common Core.
Common Core State Standards: A New Foundation for Student Success: 2:54
This video provides an animated introduction, a history of Common Core Standards and their
development, and describes how the Standards can help students find success in college and careers.
The Math Standards – How They Were Developed: 8:10
The English Language Arts Standards: Key Changes and Their Evidence – 6:24
This video series was developed through a partnership with the Hunt Institute as part of National PTA’s
ongoing effort to provide accurate information about the Common Core State Standards and to assist
PTA membership with developing grassroots advocacy skills.
The Common Core State Standard videos were designed to educate parents on the Common Core State
Standards and empower them to support the transition at school and at home.