College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS)

Effective July 1, 2016, the state Department of Education adopted the West Virginia College and Career Readiness Standards. These standards continue to raise the bar for what our students learn in English language arts. The standards give students the ability to think critically, absorb information, draw conclusions, and communicate verbally and in writing. The standards are essential to creating an education system that prepares our students for success in school, work, and life. The standards ensure students will be prepared for the world that awaits them after graduation, whether that is college, a trade school, the military, or the workforce.

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