June 8, 2020
CDE Math Framework Update
The California Department of Education (CDE) is commencing the revision process for the Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools: K-12. Here’s what you need to know:
What is the Mathematics Framework?
The Math Framework provides guidance for educators to deepen implementation of the California Standards. It is meant to guide teachers in curriculum development and instruction as they work to ensure that all students meet or exceed the California CCSS in Mathematics. The framework also provides educators and developers of instructional materials with a context for implementing the standards. Building on the standards, the framework addresses how all students in California public schools can best meet those standards.
Why is the Mathematics Framework important?
The Mathematics Framework highlights the importance of adopting high quality instructional materials. The framework provides new instructional strategies and approaches including instructional resources and tools, supports to close the achievement gaps for high need students and the use of technology, course sequence possibilities, and resources for the inclusion of English learners into all classrooms.
What does the adoption process of the Mathematics Framework look like?
Step 1: Social Content Review
Step 2: Public Review and Comment
Step 3: Education Content Review
What is the timeline for the Mathematics Framework?
|Mathematics Framework Initially Adopted||November 2013|
|Revision Events Approved||May 2019|
|Focus Groups convened||August 2019|
|Mathematics Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee (CFCC) appointed||January 2020|
|CFCC Meetings||February – August 2020|
|Instructional Quality Commission approves draft||September/November 2020|
|60-Day Public Review of Draft Mathematics Framework||October-January 2020|
|Instructional Quality Commission action on Draft||January or March 2021|
|60-day Public Review of document after IQC Recommendation||February – April 2021|
|State Board of Education action on Mathematics Framework||May or July 2021|