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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Southern Connecticut State University to hold 'working session' on education issues

NEW HAVEN — Southern Connecticut State University will hold a working session to develop an understanding of common core standards and to build relationships between local high schools and colleges to improve student outcomes through meaningful partnerships from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 15.
The event will be held in SCSU’s Adanti Student Center, according to a statement. It is co-sponsored by SCSU and the state Board of Regents for Higher Education, the statement said.
It will be an opportunity for participants to explore and identify challenges related to college and career readiness, identify the most pressing needs, map out the potential partnership activities that can help address these needs, plan how to continue to work together to address these needs,
Further, the statement said, districts and colleges are encouraged to bring teams that can participate in breakout discussions on math, English language arts, teacher preparation, and counseling / advising.
Admission to the conference is free; those interested in attending are invited to register as soon as possible, the statement said. To register, go to www.ctregents.org/event/readiness-2012-reg
For more information, contact Dr. Gladys Labas, Southern Connecticut State University, at Labasg1@southernct.edu, or Malia Sieve, Associate Director, Policy & Research/Project Manager, P-20 Council, at sievem@ct.edu.

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