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The Council is collaborating with the writers of the Common Core State Standards and other partner organizations to build the tools and support necessary for implementation of rigorous mathematics instruction and higher student achievement.  
Jason Zimba, Student Achievement Partners
New England Journal of Public Policy, September 2014
For key points about the Common Core standards in mathematics, go to the:

Another useful link for mathematics educators is the National Council of Supervisors of
for analysis tools and illustrative classroom examples of teaching and learning mathematics

Bill McCallum discusses the importance of drawings in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics by specifically highlighting their role in the progressions found in the standards. 




Additionally, click this link to see the major instructional shifts that are required by the Common Core State Standards.


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