Though we knew the panel was stacked, it’s a bit surprising to have the members of Governor Cuomo’s Common Core panel come right out and tell us their plan: improve public opinion about Common Core State Standards. Jessica Bakeman reports at Capital New York that, “The expert presenters stressed during the two-and-a-half hour meeting that the success of the standards relies heavily on support from parents and the general public.”
Read more from Bakeman about the first meeting of Governor Cuomo’s panel here.
This parent is looking forward to making the panel’s goal of increasing public support as difficult as possible. Then again, it’s not too difficult to convince parents and the general public that Common Core State Standards are not in the best interest of our children or schools.