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CCSS Adopting States

Government Actor/Agency Who Adopted the Standards:

Board of Education (or comparable state agency)

Chief State Education Officer (or similar state actor)

Legislative Approval Required

Did Not Adopt

AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, IA, KS, LA, MD, MA, MI, MS, MO, MT, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, MP, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, WV & WY

AS, NM, ND & WI

ID (State Senate Education Committee approved Board of Education decision to adopt)

MN (Commissioner of Education through statutory authorization)[i]

KY (Kentucky General Assembly)

ME (State Legislature approved Department of Education proposal to adopt)

WA (State Superintendent through authorization from state legislature)

AK, NE, TX & VA



[i]  Minnesota adopts standards for individual academic subjects on an annual cycle as dictated by statute. During the 2009-2010 school year, the statute authorized the Commissioner of Education to “revise and align the state's academic standards and high school graduation requirements in language arts” only. Minnesota last revised is mathematics standards during the 2006-2007 school year. The state’s mathematics standards will not be reviewed again until the 2015-2016 school year. (See Minn. Stat. § 120B.023(2)).
Detailed information on each state's adoption of the CCSS is available here.