Education Forum: Common Core No More?

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Education Forum: Common Core No More?

Time: January 28, 2014 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Location: CCU Beckman Center
Street: 8787 W. Alameda Ave.
City/Town: Lakewood, CO 80226
Website or Map: http://www.ccu.edu/captiveini…
Phone: 303-963-3424
Event Type: education forum
Organized By: Centennial Institute [posted by W. Branstetter]
Latest Activity: Jan 26, 2014

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Education Forum:  Common Core No More?

Tuesday, January 28 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

With test scores flat while U.S. spending per pupil was tripled since 1970, with American kids performing worse than students in two or three dozen other countries, some argue that we need uniform national standards and content, the so-called Common Core.

Others warn that the Common Core will only hinder learning performance while centralizing control and politicizing the curriculum. Among them is Prof. Sandra Stotsky of the University of Arkansas, who will speak on Tuesday, January 28, as a guest of Americans for Prosperity (AFP), Centennial Institute, and the CCU School of Education.

Admission is free and all are welcome, but reservations are required. Complete the RSVP form below or call 303-963-3424 to reserve your space. The Beckman Center is located near the Garrison Street entrance to Colorado Christian University.

http://www.ccu.edu/commoncorenomore/

 

Be sure to RSVP via this web link or the phone number 303-963-3424:

 

http://www.ccu.edu/commoncorenomore/

 

There is a Google map link on that page.  Beckman Center is located closer to South Garrison and West Cedar Drive, as I recall.

 

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Events like this are great ways to learn something for very little more than your time and a chance to meet new people.

 

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Reserve your seat at the link on the AFP Colorado informational page:

http://americansforprosperity.org/colorado/event/common-core-standards-top-down-failure-again-lakewood/

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