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Adapted Physical Education National Standards--APENS :: This site addresses issues concerning standards and certifications for Adapted Physical Education (physical education for people with disabilities).

American Association for the Advancement of Science's Project 2061 :: This international agency is dedicated to advancing science and science education. Find information about the development of "Science for All Americans" (1989) and "Benchmarks for Science Literacy" (1994).

ArtsEdge :: ArtsEdge's goal is to provide access to resources and ideas that support the arts as a core subject area in the K-12 curriculum.  Includes curriculum standards for arts education.  ARtsEdge is a program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Content Knowledge: A Compendium of Standards and Benchmarks for K-12 Education :: provides a compilation of standards for K-12 curriculum, along with a history of the development of the national standards.

Developing Educational Standards :: An annotated list of Internet sites with K-12 educational standards and curriculum frameworks documents.  Maintained by Putnam Valley Schools ( Putnam Valley , NY ), this site includes links to the standards documents along with links to curricula utilizing the standards in various geographic locations.

GOALS 2000 :: Provides a summary of Goals 2000: Educate America Act.

NCTM Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics :: Descriptions of the NCTM Standards publications and order information are available here, along with discussions about future plans for the development of these standards.

National Center for History in the Schools :: Full-text standards for U.S. history, world history, and K-4 history.

National Council for the Social Studies :: Provides access to the NCSS's "Expect Excellence: Curriculum Standards for Social Studies", as well as links to other organizations that produce social studies standards.

No Child Left Behind Act :: Read a Fact Sheet and Executive Summary of this act, signed by President George W. Bush on January 8, 2002 .

State Curriculum Frameworks :: Links to state-developed frameworks primarily for math and science.


Missouri State Standards

Missouri's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Missouri Show Me Standards :: Adopted in 1996, the standards have four global performance standards as well as a set of fairly general knowledge standards for the arts, ELA, health and PE, math, science, and social studies.

Missouri Frameworks for Curriculum Development :: Frameworks linked to the 1996 state standards in the areas of the arts, ELA, health and PE, math, science, and social studies.



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