As you know, this year Saratoga Union School District introduced a new progress update (report card), which was the product of an intensive and thoughtful collaboration between SUSD teachers. READ MORE
New Education Standards and Instruction
K-5 SUSD Progress Update (Report Card) Guide: This is your guide to the new SUSD Progress Updates. An effective family engagement system includes multiple ways of communicating with you about your child's performance and progress...READ MORE
Common Core State Standards (CCSS): The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were developed through a state-led initiative to establish consistent and clear education standards for English-language arts and mathematics that would better prepare students for success in college, career, and the competitive global economy... READ MORE
Smarter Balanced Assessment (a.k.a. New Generation Assessment): The SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium is a state-led consortium working to develop next-generation assessments that are aligned to the Common Core State Standards and that accurately measure student progress toward college and career readiness.... READ MORE
21st Century Learning: Today's students are moving beyond the basics and embracing the 4 C's: Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity.... READ MORE
For more information about SUSD Curriculum and Instruction, please contact Roberta Zarea, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services.