College Board Releases Common Core/Arts Framework Alignment Study

College Board Releases Common Core/Arts Framework Alignment Study

Most of you know that the National Core Arts Standards Conceptual Framework was released on January 14, 2013. The College Board has been part of the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards and has provided several research components that support the work.

Late last week, the College Board announced that the Common Core alignment study is complete. The work, entitled A Review of Connections between The Common Core State Standards and The Next Generation Arts Standards may be downloaded at http://nccas.wikispaces.com/Common+Core+Alignment

Dr. Nancy Rubino, of the College Board, discusses Common Core connections in the Conceptual Framework roll out presentation, also housed on the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards wikispace. The presentation and PowerPoint may be found at: http://nccas.wikispaces.com/Conceptual+Framework+Presentation+to+Field

These studies can provide answers to your questions and valuable information that can help with the curriculum work you are doing at the local level.

Leslie Yolen
Associate in Visual Arts Education
Curriculum and Instruction Team
New York State Education Department
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234
(518) 474-5922
lyolen@mail.nysed.gov
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai

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