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NYU Steinhardt Policy Breakfast Talks Common Core Challenges; Assessment, Achievement, and Outcomes, Feb. 22

February 13, 2013

Over the course of three sessions, the 2012-2013 NYU Steinhardt Education Policy Breakfast Series will examine the Common Core Standards. This next session will focus on how achievement of the Common Core Standards will be evaluated -- among students, teachers, and schools -- and the challenges that will be faced. Susan Neuman, NYU Steinhardt professor of teaching and learning and author of “Give Children a Fighting Chance,” will moderate the panel discussion.

Friday, Feb. 22, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

New York University, Rosenthal Pavilion
Kimmel Center for University Life, 10th floor
60 Washington Sq. South at LaGuardia Pl.

Roger Benjamin, president, Council for Aid to Education
Michael Casserly, executive director, Council of the Great City Schools
Lucille E. Davy, senior advisor, James B. Hunt Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy

Media interested in covering the event, please contact Courtney Bowe in the NYU Office of Public Affairs at or 212-998-6797.

The first installment, on Nov. 30, featured John B. King, Jr., New York State Education Commissioner and Shael Polakow-Suransky, senior deputy chancellor at the New York City Department of Education and discussed current implementation of the curriculum.

About NYU Steinhardt Education Policy Breakfast Series
The NYU Steinhardt Education Policy Breakfast Series brings together policy leaders, legislators, business people, heads of corporations, foundations and advocacy organizations, university faculty, and school superintendents. For more than a decade, its goal has been to illuminate contemporary educational issues and foster discussion among the many constituencies concerned with education at both the local and national levels.

About the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Located in the heart of Greenwich Village, NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development prepares students for careers in the arts, education, health, media, and psychology. Since its founding in 1890, the Steinhardt School's mission has been to explore the human experience through public service, global collaboration, research, scholarship, and practice. To learn more about NYU Steinhardt, visit:

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NYU Steinhardt Policy Breakfast Talks Common Core Challenges; Assessment, Achievement, and Outcomes, Feb. 22

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