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Education department schedules Common Core hearings

The state Department of Education has scheduled three public meetings on the controversial Common Core State Standards.

“Florida’s families deserve rigorous, clear standards that will prepare our students for success in college and career,” state Education Commissioner Pam Stewart wrote in a statement. “We look forward to the public’s input, especially from teachers, students and their parents who are currently using these standards in their classrooms, to ensure that they meet our state’s high expectations.”

The schedule is below.

TAMPA

Tues., Oct. 15 at 5 p.m.

Hillsborough Community College -- Dale Mabry Campus

Student Services Building – Auditorium -- Room 111

4001 West Tampa Bay Blvd., Tampa

 

DAVIE

Wed., Oct. 16 at 5 p.m.

Broward College -- Davie Campus

Bailey Concert Hall -- Building 4

3501 SW Davie Rd., Davie

 

TALLAHASSEE

Thurs., Oct. 17 at 5 p.m.

Tallahassee Community College

Ghazvini Center for Healthcare Education Auditorium

1528 Surgeons Dr., Tallahassee

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John Jay Johnson

Common Core will cost Rick Scott the election.

Dianne

The Tallahassee session should be held in a more centralized educational facility where more parents can attend...

Gaybinator

Lenny Curry has been advised, John Jay.

Nancy M. Noonan

Nancy M. Noonan Will those of us wishing to present informtion on Common Core be guaranteed the opportunity to speak. How much time? I will have to drive several hours to get at one of the sites so need to know I will be able to speak.

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