Hearings for Common Core will be held in Lansing, The dates are as follows,
The first meeting with be on Tuesday, July 16th from 9-11 a.m. in room 521 HOB. This meeting will bring in testimony on the history and timeline of common core and then the MDE will testify on how it is being implemented in Michigan.
Subsequent meetings are as follows:
July 31-10 a.m. to noon
Aug. 14-10 a.m. to noon
Aug. 28-10 a.m. to noon
The public is welcome. Due to time constraints all who attend may not be able to speak. Written testimony will be accepted.
The House Education Subcommittee on Common Core Standards will be chaired by Saginaw Township Republican Tim Kelly.
Legislators on the panel include vice-chair Rep. Amanda Price (R-Park Township); Rep. Tom McMillin (R-Rochester Hills); Rep. Dave Pagel (R-Oronoko Township); Rep. Margaret O’Brien (R-Portage); Rep. Bill Rogers (R-Brighton); Rep. Ken Yonker (R-Caledonia); Rep. Rob VerHeulen (R-Walker); minority vice-chair Rep. Sam Singh (D-East Lansing); Rep. Andy Schor (D-Lansing); Rep. David Knezek (D-Dearborn Heights); Rep. Ellen Cogen Lipton (D-Huntington Woods); and Rep. Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor).
Click on the link below and print out a helpful flyer to distribute to family and friends who would like more information on Common Core and why it must be stopped in Michigan.