Board seeking comment on Common Core Georgia Performance Standards, education issues
Georgia Board of Education member Larry Winter will host a hearing for constituents in the 14th Congressional District on Thursday at 7 p.m.
The hearing will convene at Calhoun High School at 335 South River Street in Calhoun. The 14th district covers 11 counties in northwest Georgia including Whitfield County.
Each member of the State Board of Education has scheduled a public hearing in their congressional district, with the goal of hearing comments from interested citizens and educators regarding the performance and problems of public education.
This includes hearing comments about the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards in Mathematics and English Language Arts as part of the State Board’s formal evaluation of these standards.
Persons wishing to speak should sign in upon arrival. For more information, please contact Mrs. Debbie Caputo at (404) 657–7410.
The Georgia Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities. Individuals who need assistance or auxiliary aids for participation in this public forum are invited to make their needs known to Mrs. Caputo no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.