The Arkansas Department of Education, in partnership with Arkansas ASCD and the Common[more] Core State Standards Guiding Coalition, is hosting a statewide conversation to raise awareness in local communities about the Common Core State Standards.
"Connecting the Common Core and the Community for the Whole Child: A Community Conversation," will be held today at regional sites throughout Arkansas including Bryant.
The public is encouraged to attend this opporutunity to build awareness and understanding of the Common Core State Standards, a rigorous curriculum designed to improve college and career readiness for Arkansas's students.
The conversation will also be held at these sites:
— All education cooperatives (except DeQueen/Mena)
— Arkansas Public School Resource Center (APSRC)
— The Center for Leadership and Learning (AR Tech)
— Arkansas Activities Association (AAA) in NLR
— AETN in Conway
— Jonesboro School District
— Van Buren School District.
The event will begin at 5 p.m., and conclude by 7. It will be held at the Bryant Middle School Media Center. Refreshments will be provided.