Core Knowledge provides a body of content that focuses on core subject areas for students in grades K-8. Core Knowledge is:

  1. solid (foundational),
  2. sequenced (across the grade levels and subject areas),
  3. specific (prioritized content in the core subjects), and
  4. shared (a common structure of knowledge allows for higher-level thinking and learning).

Students educated with Core Knowledge benefit from an education that suits any student, fosters a consistency of academic excellence, and provides a foundation for learning that paves the way for students’ future learning.

Core Knowledge is used in the following Imagine Schools:

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