Recently, the U.S. Government presented National Core State Standards for education. It is meant to be used throughout the United States, it's territories, and Washington DC.
Math is a huge component of the new Common Core Standards. These new standards will completely overhaul the way math is currently presented in schools.
It is important to understand how the ne English Language Arts Common Core Standards will be interpreted for the classroom.
Many homeschoolers are opposed to the new national education standards. Still there are reasons that homeschoolers may want to check them out. There are also reasons why homeschoolers may want to ignore them.