SAN LORENZO -- Local school officials will help demystify Common Core Standards, a new way of assessing student learning, at a forum on Oct. 4.
Representatives of Castro Valley, Hayward, San Leandro and San Lorenzo school districts will explain how the new standards differ from the old ones and how the schools will implement Common Core. The standards go into effect in the 2014-15 school year.
The luncheon forum is hosted by the League of Women Voters Eden Area and the American Association of University Women Hayward/Castro Valley branch.
Lunch begin at 11:30 a.m., with the panel discussion at noon. There is no charge to attend the program; lunch is $12. Those attending are asked to preregister by contacting email@example.com or calling 510-538-9678.
The forum will take place at the San Lorenzo Village Homes Association Community Hall, 377 Paseo Grande.