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Additional Resources and Supports

The Office of Standards and Instruction provides resources to support districts and schools as they develop and implement high-quality, culturally responsive instruction designed to help all students achieve the expectations set forth in the NYS Learning Standards.    In addition to the below, please see the individual content area pages for resources specific to the content areas.

Literacy Briefs

The Science of Reading Literacy Briefs

These briefs were produced by Dr. Nonie K. Lesaux, Professor of Education and Human Development at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Katie C. Carr, M.Ed. The new literacy briefs may be used to strengthen knowledge of evidence-based literacy practices in PK-12 education.

Find more information relating to the literacy in New York State at the Literacy Initiative webpage

EngageNY Resources

The New York State Education Department discontinued support for the website on July 7, 2022. The NYSED encourages educators to download any EngageNY content they wish to use in the future from our archive sites below.

All ELA and mathematics curriculum files will be available at the links below, and will remain free and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA) license

Archived EngageNY Curriculum Files:

Grades 3-8 ELA and Mathematics Test Materials:


Questions regarding this change may be directed to the Standards and Instruction office.