Common Core in Minnesota:
Minnesota K-12 Standards in English Language Arts

Officials in Minnesota chose not to adopt the mathematics standards but accepted the English language arts standards. These standards were fully implemented into Minnesota curriculum during the 2013–14 school year.


Common Core Implementation Status

1. Teacher Professional Development
2. Curriculum Guides
or Instructional Materials
3. Teacher Evaluation
Systems

New Curriculum

State designs frameworks

State provides frameworks

State designs guides

State provides guides

Local districts only

New Assessments

PARCC member

SBAC member

ACT Aspire

Developing own CC-aligned assessments


New Expenditures

New expenditures required to implement the Common Core

Current annual education expenditures

Race to the Top Phase 2 award

(State is not a Race to the Top recipient.)


Education Database Status

P-20 development required by state law

State is capable of having a P-20 database

State has access to homeschool students’ data

Minnesota is in the process of building a P-20 database.


Potential Impacts on Homeschooling

State currently requires homeschoolers to take state-prescribed tests and report their scores

Homeschoolers must file notice of intent to homeschool



Common Core Legislation


None at this time


Local Action Groups

Advocates and Opponents in Minnesota

Senator Stumpf
Supports CC
651.296.8660
Email

Representative Brynaert
Supports CC
651.296.3248
Email

Representative Marquart
Supports CC
651.296.6829
Email

Senator Wiger
Supports CC
651.296.6820
Email

Senator Dahle
Supports CC
651.296.1279
Email


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Updated: 3/27/2014