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Horseback riding in Green Lane Park
All Board and Workshop meetings are held at the Education Center - 2229 East Buck Road, Pennsburg.
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PA Common Core State Standards
The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.
In the States:
Forty-two states, the District of Columbia, four territories, and the Department of Defense Education Activity have adopted the Common Core State Standards.
Teachers, parents and community leaders have all weighed in to help create the Common Core State Standards. The standards clearly communicate what is expected of students at each grade level. This will allow our teachers to be better equipped to know exactly what they need to help students learn and establish individualized benchmarks for them. The Common Core State Standards focus on core conceptual understandings and procedures starting in the early grades, thus enabling teachers to take the time needed to teach core concepts and procedures well—and to give students the opportunity to master them.
Short Video Explaining the Common Core State Standards
At the August 22 Board Workshop, the UPSD School Board voted to approve a revised 2019-20 School Calendar, which pushes the first day of school (as well as the first day for teachers) back by two days. The new first day of school for ALL Upper Perkiomen School District students is now Thursday, September 5, 2019 (the first teacher day is Thursday, August 29). More details can be found here.