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Learning Standard Item Statement Updated Element

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Competency Item Statement


The text of the statement. The textual content that either describes a specific competency or describes a less granular group of competencies within the taxonomy of the standards document.



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Note: This element is designed to support statements from various learning standards frameworks. The Head Start Child Outcomes Framework includes statements for Domains, Elements, and Indicators. Examples from the K-12 Common Core State Standards are the domain: “Geometry", the cluster: “Understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem,” and standard: “Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles in real-world and mathematical problems in two and three dimensions.”

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Assessments -> Learning Standards -> Learning Standard Item 
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