At a recent hearing before the New York Senate Standing Committee on Education, New York State Regents Chancellor Meryl Tisch discussed the new Common Core standards.
Tisch said that while the new standards are tough, they will help students succeed in the modern economy.
StudentsFirstNY attended the meeting and support for the Common Core on behalf of parents. SchoolBook reports:
“... representatives from the group Students First New York brought statements from parents praising Common Core's emphasis on reading books such as "Charlotte's Web" at an earlier age.”