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Parent/Family Resources

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​CA State Standards

CA PTA CCSS Website​​

The California PTA continues to provide high-quality resources for parents and guardians to learn more about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and what it means for their child. On its Web site, you will find a single page informational flyer for parents and guardians available in English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.
Parent/Guardian Overview of CA State Standards ​Resources for parents/guardians to understand the CA State Standards. Developed by Sacramento County Office of Education.
ELA/Literacy (English) K-2 / 3-5 / 6-8 / 9-12​
ELA/Literacy (Spanish) K-2 / 3-5 / 6-8 / 9-12​
CA ELD Standards: English / Spanish​​
Parents' Guide to SBAC Testing Use this simple tool to understand your child’s scores and learn how you can help at home.
CAASPP Student and Parent Resource Page​
California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress System​
Achieve the Core - Parent and Community Resources Website
Information and resources about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for students, parents, and guardians.
Khan Academy
​A personalized learning resource for all ages Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.
ELPAC Resources for Parents​

​Resources for parents to learn more about the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC).
​ELAC and DELAC Guidance from the CDE

​Information about the English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) and the District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC)​
ELAC: English / Spanish
DELAC: English / Spanish
ELAC and DELAC FAQs during COVID-19​
ELA/Literacy and ELD
Listenwise is an award-winning listening skills platform appropriate for middle school and high school aged children. They harness the power of listening to advance literacy and learning in all students. Their collection of podcasts and public radio keeps teaching connected to the real world and builds student listening skills at the same
Literacy Central ​Reading is Fundamental's ​Literacy Central provides parents with resources for helping children to read, reading and literacy activities, and activity calendars.
Reading Rockets​
Reading Rockets is a national multimedia literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.​ is a national multimedia project offering information and resources to the parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers.
¡Colorín Colorado!

​Resources for bilingual parents and families that offer tips on helping children learn to read, succeed in school, and learn a new language. The resources also provide information about the U.S. school system and share ideas on how to build a relationship with teacher and school.
Common Sense Media

​Media and technology resources, recommendations, and advice for families.​
Community Reading Programs and Resources
(Website Translators Available in Multiple Languages)

Multilingual Education

State Seal of Biliteracy​​
​Information about the CA State Seal of Biliteracyprogram and its requirements for students, families, and educators.
​¡ColorínColorado!: RaisingBilingual Kids
​Family resourcesfor ideas on raising bilingual children.
​Dual Language andImmersion Family Education Resources​
The Dual Language and Immersion Family Education program was developed by a team of Dual Language and Immersion (DLI) educators from the University of Minnesota and teacher contributors from surrounding school districts. The site houses an online repository of useful resources in English and Spanish for families who wish to deepen their understanding of DLI.​