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South Carolina Academic Learning Standards

Common Core State Standards
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts and for Mathematics were adopted by South Carolina as its standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics in July of 2010. The standards will be fully implemented in school year 2014-15 as outlined in the following table:

School Year Implementation Plan

  • 2011-12 Transition Year
  • 2012-13 Transition Year
  • 2013-14 Bridge Year (CCSS will be used for instructional purposes during this school year.)
  • 2014-15 Full Implementation

More information about the Common Core State Standards can be found at: