Standards and Assessments

2013 -2014 Standards & Assessment Implementation Guide for Common Core State Standards (CCSS), Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBAC Assessments) System, and Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM)

As a result of the adoption of Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards and the development of new assessments to measure student achievement of those standards, the Agency of Education (AOE) has worked with an internal and external group to develop the 2013–2014 Standards and Assessment Implementation Guide. This guide builds on the previous Common Core State Standards Implementation Guide and attempts to coordinate these various state-wide efforts.


Each supervisory union board shall ensure the written and delivered curriculum within their supervisory union is aligned to the following standards/grade expectations:

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Standards and Assessment Updates

Standards & Assessment Implementation

This document provides updates about Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), Dynamic Learning Map (DLM) and the Smarter Balanced Assessment System implementation efforts.



Michael Hock, Director of Educational Assessment, at or (802) 479-1288

Page Last Updated on December 4, 2014