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Teaching Standards Discussed in Ithaca

Parents and teachers were able to learn about Common Core

Ithaca Common Core
ITHACA N.Y---WENY-TV--- Dozens of parents turned out to the Greater Ithaca Community Center Wednesday night. The topic was common core. The new state learning standards has been hotly contested in almost every school district in the state and Ithaca is no different.   The event focused on explaining to parents and teachers the difference between common core testing and common core teaching.   People were even able to try the learning modules that there children will use in school.   Dr. Luvelle Brown the superintendent of Ithaca schools says the event was about helping people understand what will go on in the classroom.  Several people at the meeting still expressed concern over common core standards and privacy policy. Another meeting similar to this one, will be held in the fall.