New York - Content Standards: English Language Arts

Area: 
English Language Arts
Policy Type: 
Rule
Year Adopted: 
2010
Summary: 

New York updated the English language arts standards in 2010. These standards are aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

Body: 

The Common Core Learning Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy define general, cross-disciplinary literacy expectations that must be met for students (Standards) and characteristics of CCLS instruction. The Standards are organized into four overlapping strands: Reading, Writing, Language and Speaking/Listening. Because the CCLS present an integrated model of literacy, the Standards mutually inform one another.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/06/2016