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Evaluating Common Core

After mounting complaints from teachers, officials recently announced the state plans to delay the implementation of teacher evaluations. Meanwhile, other lawmakers are calling for a re-examination of the Common Core standards. Two years after Connecticut approved sweeping education legislation, we'll check-in on the implementation and receive an update on Common Core in the state. 

Are you a teacher, parent or student? How do you think teachers' performance should be evaluated and how do you see Common Core standards impacting students in the classroom?

GUESTS:

  • Stefan Pryor - Commissioner of Connecticut's Department of Education
  • Mark Waxenberg - Executive Director of the Connecticut Education Association
  • Steve McKeever - Middletown High School science teacher and First Vice-President for AFT Connecticut
  • Salvatore Menzo - Superintendent of Wallingford Public Schools 

Tucker Ives is WNPR's morning news producer.
Catie Talarski is Senior Director of Storytelling and Radio Programming at Connecticut Public.

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