Benchmarks for Individual and Social Learning were released by The Journal of Sustainability Education and The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education. This 70 page account is authored by, and represents the current and best thinking of, forty-two scholars and practitioners of the field of Education for Sustainability (EfS). The Benchmarks include the Big Ideas, Thinking Skills, Applied Knowledge, Dispositions, Actions, and Community Connections that define Education for Sustainability.
This document makes recommendation to policy makers on professional development across all sectors: for teachers/educators,managers and leaders; governing and managing institutions; curriculum development and monitoring and assessment.
Common Core State Standards Language Arts and Mathematics
Developed by the K-12 and Teacher Education Sector of the USPESD with input from K-12 educators in public, private, and pre-service (teacher education) fields and including content updates and clarifications in response to expert and general public review and comments.
Standards applicable to all career pathways and all disciplines, created by the National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education.