Stamford To Hold Forum On State School Standards

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Stamford parents and educators will have a chance to learn all about the standards the school district will be implementing in the near future. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Stamford Achieves

STAMFORD, Conn. — Stamford Achieves will be holding a symposium Monday to help parents better understand the new state standards, which will be adhered to by the school district.

The Common Core State Standards are designed to provide all students with a foundation to succeed with school, careers, and life. The standards are also expected to ensure consistent expectations and the sharing of best practices.

The featured speakers for the event are: Robert L. Corcoran, president and chairman of the GE Foundation; Dianna Roberge-Wentzell, chief-academic officer of the Connecticut Department of Education; and Winifred Hamilton, superintendent of Stamford Public Schools.

Stamford Achieves is an organization that works to close the achievement gap in the city’s schools.

The meeting will take place at Pitney Bowes, 1 Elmcroft Road, Stamford from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. R.S.V.P. by e-mail by Jan. 10 to attend.

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