Q. What is the timeline for implementation?
Q. When will tests aligned with CCSS be given?
A. The Mississippi Board of Education adopted a transitional timeline in May 2013 for accountability and assessments as the state transitions to CCSS.
Q. Is the federal government requiring Mississippi to adopt new standards?
A. No. Mississippi voluntarily chose to adopt these standards in 2010. The federal government has not been involved in the process of developing or implementing these standards. Mississippi has not received any federal funding that requires the adoption of these standards.