Changes in education are here. Read about the changes and the new
Common Core Standards. IT IS AN EXCITING TIME IN EDUCATION!!!*California Department of Education--This is an excellent link to the latest in education.*Common Core Standards--This link not only will give you the standards, but it also explains what Common Core is. After this year, your child will not take the California Standards Test but rather a test called Smarter Balance. It will be taken on the computer and will not simply be multiple choice. Students will have to write and also solve problems with this assessment.