California Content Standards and Curriculum Frameworks

California Content Standards

Content standards adopted by the California State Board of Education
Content standards were designed to encourage the highest achievement of every student, by defining the knowledge, concepts, and skills that students should acquire at each grade level.

California Curriculum Frameworks

Curriculum frameworks adopted by the California State Board of Education
Curriculum frameworks provide guidance for implementing the content standards adopted by the State Board of Education (SBE). Frameworks are developed by the Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission, which also reviews and recommends textbooks and other instructional materials to be adopted by the SBE.