College & Workforce Readiness

PTA Seeks to Build Parent Support for Common Standards

By Catherine Gewertz — December 02, 2009 1 min read

You thought the PTA was pretty much about local parents meeting in their school libraries to discuss bake sales? Think again. A story by my colleague Sean Cavanagh outlines the national organization’s new strategy to build support among parents for the common academic standards you’ve heard so much about. The group is planning to win over state boards of education, too.

A version of this news article first appeared in the High School Connections blog.