Nation’s Urban School Leaders Endorse Common Core Standards

June 4, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 1 – More than 50 superintendents, chancellors and CEOs of the nation’s big-city public school systems have signed a letter supporting common core state standards to prepare students for success in college and careers.

The open letter to the public by the Council of the Great City Schools, representing urban public schools, coincides with the release of new common academic standards by the National Governors Association’s Center for Best Practices and the Council of Chief State School Officers.

Download the open letter.

Download the business support sign-on letter.

For more information on the Common Core State Standards, please

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