Florida’s Common Core State Standards (represented as CCSS) Implementation Timeline
There will be full implementation of CCSS for all content areas in Kindergarten in the 2011-2012 school year. Grade 1 will be included in 2012-2013, Grade 2 in 2013-2014, Grades 3 through 12 in 2014-2015. To support the transition to the CCSS, blended instruction of CCSS with Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (represented as NGSSS) in grades 3 through 12 in the 2013-2014 school year. Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, there will be full implementation of content area literacy standards including text complexity, quality and range in all grades K through 12 implementation of CCSS Literacy Standards in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects in grades 6 through 12.
The last year that the NGSSS will be assessed using FCAT 2.0 will in the 2013-2014 school year.