When you are learning standards in school these are essentially all of the things that you need to know in order to set the stage for college. This would include things like language, mathematics, and everything else that you will need to know in order to move forward. There are sent standards, ones that teachers must abide by, making sure that their students are able to fully function throughout their college career. The initiatives in education about standardization will sometimes change. Here is an overview of what these initiatives might be.