November 16, 2011

Southern Legislators Gather for Academy on Common Core Standards


More than 20 state legislators from across the South convened in Atlanta November 15 and 16 for a Policy Academy for Newly Elected Legislators (PANEL) hosted by the SLC and The Council of State Governments to discuss Common Core Standards for K-12 Education. The Academy featured presentations on the standards from national education experts, including former Colorado Governor and Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Roy Romer, discussions among members as well as a visit to a groundbreaking local school to see high standards put into practice. For more on the Standards, click here.