Lindsey M. Burke will be the guest on Monday, September 9 at 7:00PM when SVC will address a subject that should be of interest to all parents and grandparents who care about the future of education for their children and grandchildren. Common Core Standards, a highly controversial topic facing school districts throughout the state of Pennsylvania will be the subject for the evening. You, along with twenty-one school district superintendents and school board presidents, are invited and encouraged to attend this important meeting at the Best Western Country Cupboard Inn, Lewisburg.
Lindsey M. Burke, who researches and writes on federal and state education issues, will address the topic, “No Child is Common: Resisting National Standards and Tests.” Ms. Burke is a Will Skillman fellow in education at The Heritage Foundation where she focuses on reducing the federal role in education. She has appeared on CNN and Fox News Channel as well as numerous national television and regional radio programs including Bill Bennett’s “Morning in America.”