Common Core Forum to Be Held at East Meadow Library

Story by Carisa Giardino

A public forum will take place at the East Meadow Public Library Jan. 21 to discuss Common Core curriculum and "high stakes testing."

The meeting, which begins at 7:30 p.m., is open to all. Guest speakers include:
  • Jeanette Deutermann, founder and administrator of a Facebook group called Long Island Opt-Out and co-founder of the New York State Allies for Public Education
  • Dr. Joseph Rella, superintendent of the Comsewogue School District
  • Maria Kilfoyle, an educator and BATs general manager and parent advocate
  • David Greene, a career educator who's authored Doing The Right Thing: A Teacher Speaks and serves as treasurer for Save Our Schools, a national organization against "high-stakes testing and corporate control of the public school systems."
The East Meadow Public Library is located at 1886 Front Street.
GLENN January 08, 2014 at 09:11 PM


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