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If you are in the Park City vicinity, there is a meeting this Thursday night, August 2nd, at 7 PM.

Details:

Wasatch Bagel C Café
1300 Snow Creek Dr, Park City, Utah 84060

Le Societe Deux Magots Presents a Panel Discussion on The Common Core State Standards Education Initiative
The Common Core has been adopted by the Utah State Office of Education. We are pleased to have three members of the Utah State Legislature to discuss the program and how it will impact school funding, local education control, and curricular concerns in our Park City Schools. The legislators are all members of the House Education Committee, and represent both the Republican and Democratic caucuses.

Joel Briscoe (D, SLC)

http://le.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=BRISCJK

Francis Gibson ( R, Mapleton)
Chairman House Education Committee

http://le.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=GIBSOFD

Kraig Powell (R, Summit/Wasatch)

http://le.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=POWELK

This Friday morning (8/3/12) is the State School Board meeting beginning at 8:15 AM

Some state board members have said Utah will exit the SBAC this Friday. We will see if that actually happens or not. All are welcome to attend and it would be wonderful if a bunch would show up and let the board see the interest in the issue.
Utah State Office of Education, Board Room/Conference Rooms, 250 East 500 South, SLC. See the agenda:

http://www.schools.utah.gov/board/Meetings/Agenda/Current-Agenda-(1).aspx

Common Core Symposium Agenda for August 7, 2012

Rep. Kraig Powell has put together a massive symposium for all interested in Common Core. Check out the link below to see how massive a list of questions will be addressed.
All are welcome to attend.

Representatives from Utahns Against Common Core will be on the panel and others from the USOE.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Middle School
Heber City, Utah

http://www.housepowell.com/blog/index.php/2012/07/common-core-symposium-agenda-for-august-7-2012/

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