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January 14, 2014

Common Core Information Night gives parents a look at new standards, inside Niskayuna's classrooms

On Tuesday, January 14, Niskayuna teachers and instructional leaders took a closer look at the state’s new learning standards and how they are being incorporated into the district’s classrooms at a Common Core Information Night.

Presenters included teachers, principals, directors, and Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Dr. Deborah Shea.

View the presentation [PDF]  |  More information about the Common Core

Information from each academic level was included in the event, as presenters discussed the instructional shifts required by the Common Core standards. The program also included a Q&A with the audience and presenters.

New York is one of 45 states currently implementing the Common Core standards, a uniform set of academic targets that are touted as being focused on the kinds of skills and content that students need to be successful as they advance through school and on to college and careers.