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ADVISORY: Gov. Douglas, Gov. Strickland to Discuss the Common Core State Standards
Press Advisory

ADVISORY: Gov. Douglas, Gov. Strickland to Discuss the Common Core State Standards

Press Contacts

  • Katie Peters

Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, June 25, the Center for American Progress will host an event to discuss the successes and challenges that states and school districts are facing as they implement the Common Core State Standards. Former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas (R) and former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland (D), who both adopted the standards during their time in office, will take part in the panel discussion. CAP Executive Vice President for Policy Carmel Martin and Fordham Institute President Chester E. Finn, Jr., who both previously served as assistant secretaries in the U.S. Department of Education, will also participate in the panel.

At the event, CAP will release a report that highlights Common Core implementation best practices from across the nation and sets forth specific recommendations for how to implement the new standards and assessments effectively.

WHO:

Introductory remarks:
Carmel Martin, Executive Vice President for Policy, Center for American Progress

Panelists:
Former Gov. Jim Douglas (R-VT)
Former Gov. Ted Strickland (D-OH), Counselor to the Center for American Progress
Chester E. Finn, Jr., President, Thomas B. Fordham Institute; former Assistant Secretary for Research and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education during the Reagan administration
Carmel Martin, Executive Vice President for Policy, Center for American Progress; former Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development, U.S. Department of Education during the Obama administration

Moderator:
Andrew Ujifusa, State Policy and Politics Reporter, Education Week

WHEN:

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
10:30 a.m. ET – 12:00 p.m. ET

WHERE:

Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, D.C., 20005

RSVP to attend this event

For more information, contact Katie Peters at kpeters@americanprogress.org.

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