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The standards toolkit is a resource to assist teachers with their developing and implementing their standards-based curriculum.  This web site will allow teachers to access grade-level assessments, curriculum frameworks and much more.  The video below is a brief video from the Hunt Institute introducing the origin of Common Core State Standards.