Curriculum is the set of courses, and their content, a school offers. Curriculum standards lay out the scope and sequence of learning. Be sure to checkout our information on Michigan Merit Curriculum, Michigan Merit Exam, and Personal Curriculum and Statewide Assessment.
Michigan’s content standards are a set of learning expectations that assist schools in the development of local district curricula. The State maintains a webpage of Michigan Academic Standards.
- Michigan Academic Standards
- MDE Assessment and Accountability Web Site
- Dynamic Learning Maps Common Core Essential Elements
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are a nationwide set of expectations. 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. Michigan is one of 45 states that have signed on to adopt CCSS. For more information on CCSS, see: