Huppenthal will address Common Core Standards

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

Oracle – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal will be speaking about Common Core Standards on Sat., July 13 from 9 a.m. to noon, in the La Mesa room of the La Hacienda building at Saddlebrooke Ranch West, located one mile north of Oracle Junction on Highway 77.

According to the Coalition for a College and Career Ready America, Common Core Standards “ .. is a first step toward ensuring that all of our nation’s young people receive the best possible education no matter where they live – and will have the skills and knowledge critical to meet the challenges of the 21st century workplace.”

Many persons, including some governors, see the program as a means for the federal government to initiate a takeover of state and local education systems. The Heritage Foundation has argued that Common Core Standards will do little good in fixing what are deeply ingrained problems within the education system.

45 states, four territories, the Department of Defense Education Activity, and the District of Columbia have adopted the Common Core Standards. This educational program will be introduced into all Arizona schools by the fall of 2014.

The meeting is free and open to the public. All educators, parents, grandparents and other interested persons are encouraged to attend to find out more about what this program will be teaching the children of America. There will be a time for questions and answers following Huppenthal’s presentation.

For more information, contact Jane at 896-2516.

admin (7654 Posts)

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Apply for Backyard Vegetable Garden from 3F

    13 hours ago

    The Future Forward Foundation, Inc. [3F for short] has received funding from United Way of Pinal County to plant 10 […]

    State Route 473 to Hawley Lake in White Mountains closing

    October 16th, 2014

    State Route 473, a 10-mile-long highway that provides direct access to the Hawley Lake recreational area in the White Mountains […]

    Panthers make it difficult for Knights

    October 14th, 2014

    Superior Sun For a while last Friday night in Gilbert, the tenth-ranked Superior Panthers gave the fourth-ranked Gilbert Christian Knights all they could handle, jumping out to a 14 –

    Jr. Panthers reach playoffs with win

    October 14th, 2014

    Superior Sun Last week’s game between San Manuel and Superior was equivalent to a pre-playoff game.

  • Stories Just For You

    Resolution Copper Mining begins worker trainee program

    February 6th, 2014

    SUPERIOR, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2014 – Resolution Copper Mining is beginning a Worker Trainee Program as part of its commitment […]

    Oracle Schools to consider moving kindergarten to the Mountain Vista Campus

    February 5th, 2014

    By Dennis Blauser Superintendent, Oracle Schools On Feb. 18 the Oracle School District Governing Board will discuss the idea of […]

    Enjoy a day of outdoor recreation and history at the Third Annual Legends of Superior Trails Eco-Tourism Festival

    February 5th, 2014

    The Legends of Superior Trails invites you to enjoy a day of history, and adventure at the Third Annual Legends […]

    Couple who held daughters captive in Pima County now facing Pinal County charges

    February 5th, 2014

    A couple accused of keeping the wife’s three daughters captive in Pima County are now facing added charges in Pinal […]

  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin