Delaware - Student Assessments: Mathematics

Area: 
Mathematics
Policy Type: 
Rule
Year Adopted: 
2010
Summary: 

Delaware adopted the Smarter Balanced assessment in 2010.

Body: 

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) establish guidelines for Mathematics instruction. CCSS-aligned math standards focus on learning math skills and concepts in the context of solving real-world problems.

Common Core math asks students to justify why a particular mathematical statement is true or where a mathematical rule comes from. Mathematical understanding and procedural skill are equally important in CCSS-aligned math.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/11/2016