Senate Hearing on Common Core

Washington state Senators Pam Roach (R) and Maralyn Chase (D) are sponsoring a hearing on Common Core THIS THURSDAY, April 2nd at 4:00 p.m. before the senate in Olympia!

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This is not a hearing on a particular bill, but instead is the public conversation that should’ve occurred BEFORE adoption of the Common Core standards and reforms.

Many parents and teachers will be attending and ready to testify. Please sign in to deliver your 2-3 minute personal story of how Common Core and the associated high-stakes testing is affecting your children and family. Student testimonies welcome!

Senate Hearing on Common Core
Thursday, April 2, 2015
4:00-6:00 p.m.
John A. Cherberg Building, Hearing Room 4
Olympia, Washington

Instructions on parking at the state capitol can be found here.

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The Common Core State Standards: What are they and why should I care?

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Here is a video presentation about the Common Core State Standards. It is loaded with information. The script of the video is provided below so you can easily read the sections that are of most interest to you. Hot links … Continue reading