Tisch Thinly Defends Reform

Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch acknowledged the roll-out of New York’s tough new¬†Common Core¬†standards have “created a lot upheaval and displacement.” But at a state Senate hearing in Manhattan, she defended the changes as necessary in preparing children for 21st-century jobs, while assuring parents and teachers that steps are being taken so they “can be part of this conversation.”

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