CA State Standards

​CA CCSS for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects


​The CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy were adopted by the SBE on August 2, 2010.

​CA English Language Development Standards


​The CA ELD Standards were adopted by the SBE in 2012. They are unique in that they correspond with the rigorous CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy.

Model School Library Standards


The Model ​School Library Standards were adopted by SBE in 2010.  These standards address information literacy skills.

CDE Content Standards Website

​This website contains the standards as well as parent brochures in Spanish and English for all content areas.
​CDE ELA  Resources ​Resources to support the teaching of the CA State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts (ELA).

eStandards App for Google Play & iTunes

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Quick and easy access online to California's State Content Standards:
- CA CCSS for English Language Arts & Literacy
- CA CCSS Mathematics
- English Language Development
- Next Generation Science Standards

​2014 CA ELA/ELD Framework


The 2014 ELA/ELD Framework has been developed to support and incorporate the California Common Core State Standards for CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy and the CA ELD Standards. The SBE (California State Board of Education) adopted the ELA/ELD Framework on July 9, 2014. Whole Document, By Chapter

2017 California Dyslexia Guidelines


​The California Department of Education released the California Dyslexia Guidelines, which was written in response to the passage of Assembly Bill 1369, Chapter 647, Statutes of 2015, and which added sections 56334 and 56335 to California's Education Code. The purpose of these guidelines is to assist regular education teachers, special education teachers, and parents in identifying, assessing, and supporting students with dyslexia
​ELA Standards Bookmarks ​This resource provides a half-page reference sheet for each ELA Common Core Standard. Essential skills and concepts, academic vocabulary, and question stems relevant to the standard are noted.
​ELA Standards Progressions ​View the cross‐disciplinary literacy expectations and cumulative progression for a single standard at a glance.
​To view more CA State Standards resources, please visit the Teacher and Parent Resources tabs on the left of this page.

Supporting Students with Dyslexia: AB1369 Dyslexia Guidelines Overview

The following three videos are from the September 20th presentation by Theresa Costa Johansen – Policy & Program Services Unit Administrator, CDE & Richard Gifford – Ed. Programs Consultant, CDE

Dyslexia - Fact & Fiction Handout