Common Core education standards in N.H. are front and center at panel
State lawmakers are gathered together this morning to learn more about the Common Core education standards and what they mean for New Hampshire’s schools. The event was organized by Rep. Mary Stuart Gile, chairwoman of the House Education Committee.
Tom Raffio, chairman of the State Board of Education, is now moderating a panel on the successes and challenges of implementing the new standards. The panelists are: Commissioner of Education Virginia Barry, Concord Superintendent Chris Rath, State Board member Cindy Chagnon, NEA-NH President Scott McGilvray and Bill Duncan, president of Advancing New Hampshire Public Education.
Other sessions today include a presentation by Dr. Marc Tucker, president of the National Institute for Education and the Economy, and representatives from the National Conference of State Legislators.