Attend the next education study committee on Common Core

By September 18, 2014Georgia
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Next study committee hearing: Wednesday, September 24 beginning at 10:00 a.m. 
Location: Milledgeville, in the Magnolia Ballroom of the Student Activities Center located at 300 W. Hancock Street in downtown Milledgeville (Corner of Hancock and Liberty Streets).

We have assembled a list of top experts to set the record straight concerning the Common Core in Georgia (* indicates Skyping). We hope you will be able to attend and speak during the open comment period.

Tanya Ditty, State Director, Concerned Women for America of Georgia
Topic: Common Core: State and National Update

Jane Robbins, Esq., American Principles Project
Topic: Origins and Nature of Common Core: Correcting the Record

*Joy Pullmann, Education Research Fellow, Heartland Institute
Topic: How Common Core Development and Adoption Violates Constitutional Principles

*Dr. Sandra Stotsky, Professor Emerita, Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas
Topic: My Experience on the Common Core Validation Committee; Problems With the English Language Arts Standards

*Dr. James Milgram, Emeritus Professor, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University
Topic: My Experience on the Common Core Validation Committee; Problems With the Math Standards

*Richard Innes, Education Analyst, Bluegrass Institute
Topic: Inevitable Problems and Exorbitant Costs of the Georgia Milestones Test – The Kentucky Experience; How Common Core Violates the Rules of Good Standards

Steve Rummelsberg – Teacher, English Language Arts
Topic: My Experience With Common Core Training; How Common Core Conflicts With True Education

We urge you attend the study committee meeting.

Background:
In March of this year, the Georgia House of Representatives passed H.R. 550. The resolution creates a House Study Committee on the Role of Federal Government in Education.  Speaker David Ralston recently sent out this press release on the formation of the committee.