Common Core Forum in Sioux Falls, SD

There will be a Common Core forum in Sioux Falls, SD on Tuesday, September 17.  A Common Core discussion will be held during the Siouxland Republican Monthly Business Meeting from 7:00p – 8:30p.   It will be held at the Good Samaritan Society, Jerstad Retreat Center (4800 W 57th St. Sioux Falls).

Panelists include:

In favor of the Common Core State Standards:

  • Dr. Rick Melmer – former University of South Dakota School of Education Chair, former South Dakota Education Secretary; education consultant
  • Dr. Melody Schopp – current South Dakota Education Secretary
  • State Senator Phyllis Heineman (R-Sioux Falls)

Those opposed:

The meeting is open to the public, but meeting fees are collected.  They are $5/per person for members and $10/ per person for non-members.