Bryant High School Media Spec have worked with English teachers to select suitable resources for common core units they are using:
https://sites.google.com/a/bryantschools.org/english-common-core---grades-9-11/home
http://commoncore.bryantschools.org/

Dr. Tom Kimbrell, Commissioner of Education for Arkansas, has released a back-to-school video that sets the stage for the 2013- 2014 school year. We ask that each educator in the state view the message and share with stakeholders, as deemed appropriate.

For your convenience, the video may be found at these sites:

Arkansas Ideas – Common Core: http://ideas.aetn.org/commoncore/videos/state-of-the-year-2013

or, the Arkansas Department of Education homepage: http://www.arkansased.org/