Core Knowledge School
The Core Knowledge® is based on the idea that elementary and middle school students need a solid, specific, shared core curriculum to help students establish strong foundations of knowledge, create greater fairness, and achieve higher literacy. The Core Knowledge philosophy provides a carefully sequenced set of skills and content with an emphasis on the knowledge that is most useful and productive for children living in American society today.
For parents, Core Knowledge enhances accountability and parental engagement by providing a clear outline of what children are expected to learn in school. This outline also provides a common ground for communication between parents and educators.