GSTA is posting this following press release from the Georgia DOE to keep our members in Congressional District 6 informed of this opportunity for public input on educational standards in Georgia. This Congressional District 6 (see map) includes northern portions of Fulton and DeKalb Counties and the northeastern portion of Cobb County.
Barbara Hampton to Host State Board of Education Sixth District Public Hearing
The State Board of Education will hold a public hearing for citizens in the Sixth Congressional District on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. The meeting will be held from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Dunwoody High School, 5035 Vermack Road, Dunwoody, GA.
The purpose of the hearing is to hear comments from interested citizens and educators within the congressional district regarding the performance and problems of public education. This includes hearing comments about the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards in Mathematics and English Language Arts as part of the State Board’s formal evaluation of these standards.
Persons wishing to speak should sign in upon arrival. For more information, please contact Mrs. Debbie Caputo at 404-657-7410.
The Georgia Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities. Individuals who need assistance or auxiliary aids for participation in this public forum are invited to make their needs known to Mrs. Debbie Caputo at (404) 657-7410, no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.