Family Research Council
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 29, 2014
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FRC Hosts Forum on Common Core: Uncommon Dilemma


Washington, D.C. - Family Research Council will host a forum titled, "Common Core: Uncommon Dilemma." The event will take place on Wednesday, July 30th at 12:00 PM. The forum will feature some of the finest minds in the American education arena. The panelists will discuss their concerns about this ongoing national program and its impact on signatory states. Will Estrada from the Home School Legal Defense Association will be addressing grassroots efforts to defeat the Common Core initiative. Emmett McGroarty of the American Principles Project will be addressing Constitutional and data mining concerns. Dr. Sandra Stotsky, professor emeritus of the University of Arkansas, and former member of the Common Core validation committee will be addressing both the academic inadequacies of the standards, and options for better standard development.

WHAT: Forum on Common Core: Uncommon Dilemma

WHO: Emmett McGroarty, Education Director at American Principles Project

Sandra Stotsky, Professor of Education Emerita at the University of Arkansas

William Estrada, Director of Federal Relations for Home School Legal Defense Association

Moderator: Sarah Perry, Common Core Coalition Manager for Family Research Council

                       

WHEN: Wednesday, July 30th at 12:00 pm

WHERE: In Person: Family Research Council, 801 G Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001; Online: http://www.frc.org/eventregistration/common-core-uncommon-dilemma

                   

Click here to read FRC's official position on Common Core standards. http://www.frc.org/CommonCoreFRCPosition 

A light luncheon will be provided for in-person attendees.

To interview Sarah Perry please contact the FRC press office at (866) FRC-NEWS.

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