California Common Core

What are the Common Core Standards? Click here.


Parent Common Core Handbook in Spanish: Click here.

Common Core (Smarter Balance) Practice Tests


The Smarter Balance practice tests have been released.

Anyone may take a practice test! Try one today!

Directions: Click on the picture below and sign in as a guest.

SBAC green picture with a bike which is a live link

Common Core Resources for Parents

California Department of Education Parent Resources

This link will take you to the California Department of Education site. Listed there are all of the California Department of Education resources for parents.

Parent Roadmaps to the Common Core Standards

This site will take you to the Council of Great City Schools site and contains a parent roadmaps for grade levels kindergarten through eighth grade.  For each grade and subject, the roadmaps explain to parents what children will be learning and how parents can support learning outside of the classroom. Easy to read and understand. Also in Spanish.

Shifts for Students and Parents

This link will take you to the NY Department of Education and explains the shifts in the common core for parents and teachers.

CCSS Parent Handbook 2011

This handbook provides an overview for parents of the new Common Core.

The California Common Core Standards

The links on this page will take you to  external sites not connected to the

Mariposa County Unified School District Site.

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