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Adopted Standards
Science | Social Studies | Information and Technology | World Languages | Arts Education | Occupational Course of Study | Healthful Living | Guidance | English as a Second Language


Future Ready Occupational Course of Study

More information on teaching the Occupational Course of Study in 2010-11 can be found at

Information and Technology

World Languages: Classical, Dual & Heritage, and Modern

Arts Education

Social Studies

Social Studies Electives

Healthful Living - Health Education

Healthful Living - Physical Education


English as a Second Language

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Dot Notation for Standards
Home Base, the student information and instructional improvement system, provides resources that are aligned to these standards and provides the ability for teachers to conduct standards-based grading, where appropriate. To support these functions, each standard within the North Carolina Standard Course of Study has been associated with a unique dot notation as outlined at .