Learn More about the Common Core

Common Core, State Assessments, Educational Reform

What does it all mean?

Please Join Us For An Informational Forum to Educate the Islip Community

Thursday, December 12, 2013

7 – 10 PM

At The Bayway Arts Center

265 E. Main Street, East Islip

Confirmed Guest Speakers include:

Yvonne Gasperino - Expert from Stop Common Core in NY. Common Core Overview - What it is? How did we get here? What is it costing? How can you get involved?

Comsewogue School District Superintendent Dr. Joseph Rella - Perspective of leading administrator in New York’s fight against Common Core and why it’s harmful to the education of our children.

NYS Assemblyman Al Graf - Introduction and overview on his bill (A.7994) that he wrote to dismantle Common Core in NYS. Assemblyman Andrew Gaborino will join him to discuss the bill.

Mary Calamia - Clinical Social Worker speaking on the harmful effects of over-testing and "rigor" of Common Core ideology.

Professor Arnold Dodge – Discussing comparison of education nation to nation and developmental inappropriateness of standards and testing.

For more information please contact:  [masked]

Special thanks to the Bayway Arts Center for their generosity

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