Upcoming Stop Common Core & Education Policy Events (Week of 9/14/14)

We wanted to highlight two Stop Common Core events happening next week (9/14-9/20/14).

Thursday, September 18th at 7:00p at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids will host “Fighting Common Core Round Two.  This features Dr. Duke Pesta who is the FreedomProject Education Academic Director and Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.  The church is located at 2202 Forest Drive SE in Cedar Rapids.  You can contact Richard or Angela Pfeil at (319) 393-4085 or PfeilRANNC(at)msn.com to learn more.  Admission is free, but seating is limited. You can download a flyer here.

Saturday, September 20thThe Caffeinated Thoughts Briefing at the Airport Holiday Inn and Conference Center.  The Briefing starts at 9:00a, and the morning session will be focused on education policy with Shane Vander Hart giving a presentation on the Common Core State Standards and Iowa Core.  Eric Goranson of Iowa Association of Christian Schools.  He also is the President of Iowa Advocates for Choice in Education and Dr. Bob Stouffer with Oskaloosa Christian School (formerly with Des Moines Christian School) will also speak and all three will participate in a panel Q&A session.  The Airport Holiday Inn and Conference Center is located at 6111 Fleur Dr. in Des Moines. You can learn more about the Briefing and register here (cost is $25.00 if you preregister).

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