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View these videos to gain a broad understanding of the Common Core State Standards. The Hunt Institute provides an overview, as well as an outline, of the standards.
Common Core State Standards: A New Foundation for Student Success
Video: 2 min 55 sec
This animated video from the Hunt Institute gives an overview of the Common Core State Standards.
Common Core State Standards: Principles of Development
Video: 8 min 0 sec
This video from the Hunt Institute outlines the principles of development established for the Common Core State Standards.
The English Language Arts Standards: Key Changes and Their Evidence
Video: 6 min 24 sec
This Hunt Institute video outlines the key changes in the Common Core ELA standards and why the changes were made.
The Mathematics Standards: How They Were Developed and Who Was Involved (McCallum & Zimba)
Video: 8 min 11 sec
This Hunt Institute video introduces the Common Core State Standards for mathematics, as well as how and by whom they were developed.
The Crucial Role of Higher Education and Business in Developing the Standards (Coleman)
Video: 1 min 42 sec
In this Hunt Institute video, David Coleman explains the role of higher education and business in the development of the Common Core State Standards.

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