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Common Core Parent Resources


This is a toolkit created by the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) that has resources and information for parents on the Common Core State Standards.

  1. The National PTA toolkit includes parent guides to the standards for each grade level and subject area in English and Spanish, and information on the PARCC assessments. The direct link is: 
  2. The Tennessee chapter of the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) has posted parent guides to the Common Core State Standards for each grade level in English and Spanish: 
  3.  -  A website that helps teachers, parents, and community members understand   new curriculum standards and increased expectations for learning.  The online toolkits provide information on promoting early grades reading and accelerating student achievement for young students across the state. 
  4.  - The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) website which serves as the primary website for information about the implementation of Common Core State Standards, posts updates on the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and the Partnership for Assessment of College and Careers (PARCC) assessments, and has links to resources and training information.
  5. The TDOE TN Core Families and Communities webpage: 
  6. The TDOE has created a list of answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): 
  7. Direct link to the Common Core History and Fact Sheet Of TN Departemnt of Education TNCore website: 
  8.  - Parent roadmaps to the Common Core State Standards created by the Council of Great City Schools. 
  9.  - A link to the Common Core State Standards Initiative website. 
  10.  - A link to the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) website.