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Parents learn about Common Core educational changes

In the photo Ms. Jacqueline Pitt, mother of a seventh grader, listens to English teacher Christina Serrone explain some of the changes in English language arts while Principal Michael Williams looks on.
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FALLSBURG, NY — The second of three town hall forums between Fallsburg Central School District (FCSD) administrators and staff to discuss Common Core educational curriculum changes with parents will be held on Wednesday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. in Hurleyville at the firehouse on Main Street. Community members are invited to hear about the major changes of the Common Core curriculum, developed by the New York State Department of Education, and its impact on students. Staff that is directly involved in implementing new classroom materials and methods will participate.
For more information and to obtain helpful materials for parents, call FCSD Assistant Superintendent Dr. Matthew Evans at 845/434-5884, ext. 1204. Materials and important information can also be found at the school website at www.fallsburgcsd.net.