Tuesday night at the Howell Public Library a spirited discussion is set to be held about the new state standards and standardized testing.
Branch Manager Diane Rieth said the event will cover a variety of topics including "the historical perspective on standards and testing, how to prepared New Jersey students are for college, and different opinions on how we should move forward."
Among the scheduled panelists are Howell Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum Joseph Isola and Freehold Regional High School District Director of Curriculum Jeffrey Moore. Shawnda Floyd, the English department chairperson at Brookdale Community College is also scheduled to attend.
They will be joined by Daphne Pappas Hobson, the Chief Executive Officer of Global Teaching Consultants. She is also the Executive Director of International Programs for the College of Education at Lehigh University.
Those interested in attending are encouraged to call the library at 732-938-2300.