Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Griffin Announces Details of Common Core Review Hearings and Listening Tour

Adds four more listening tour dates to hear from even more Arkansans

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today announced details of the nine listening tour stops and five Little Rock hearings for the Governor’s Council on Common Core Review and released the following statement:

“We are proud to announce that we have added four additional stops to the statewide listening tour. Over eight short weeks, we will travel to nine cities and spend approximately sixty hours listening on and learning about this important issue. The council members are excited and looking forward to hearing a variety of perspectives regarding Common Core, testing and data privacy,” Griffin said.

The council has scheduled approximately forty hours of hearings and twenty hours of listening tour events. Panelists for the Little Rock hearings will be announced prior to the hearings. 

Little Rock Hearings:
Thursday, April 23
8:00AM – 4:30PM
Arkansas State Capitol
Old Supreme Court
500 Woodlane St, Little Rock, AR 72201

Wednesday, April 29
8:00AM – 5:00PM
Bureau of Legislative Research, Room 151
One Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201

Wednesday, May 6
8:00AM – 5:00PM
Arkansas State Capitol
Old Supreme Court
500 Woodlane St, Little Rock, AR 72201

Wednesday, May 13
8:00AM – 5:00PM
Arkansas State Capitol
Old Supreme Court
500 Woodlane St, Little Rock, AR 72201

Wednesday, May 20
8:00AM – 5:00PM
Arkansas State Capitol
Old Supreme Court
500 Woodlane St, Little Rock, AR 72201

Listening Tour Dates:
Thursday, April 23 – Little Rock
5:00PM – 7:00PM
Pulaski Technical College Little Rock-South
Transportation Technology Center, The Community Room
13000 Interstate 30, Little Rock, AR 72210

Thursday, April 30 – El Dorado
5:00PM – 7:00PM
El Dorado Conference Center
SouthArk Community College
300 S West Ave, El Dorado, AR 71730

Tuesday, May 5 – Texarkana
5:00PM – 7:00PM
Four States Fairgrounds Fine Arts Building
E 50th St, Texarkana, AR 71854

Thursday, May 14 – Bentonville
5:00PM – 7:00PM
Bentonville Public Library
Walmart Community Room
405 S Main Street, Bentonville, AR 72712

Tuesday, May 19 – Jonesboro
5:00PM – 7:00PM
Arkansas State University
Cooper Alumni Center
2600 Alumni Blvd, Jonesboro, AR 72401

Tuesday, May 26 – Hot Springs
5:00PM – 7:00PM
National Park Community College
Fred Dierks Building, Eisele Auditorium
101 College Dr, Hot Springs, AR 71913

Tuesday, June 9 – Batesville
5:00PM – 7:00PM
Lyon College
Edwards Commons, Maxfield Room
2300 Highland Rd, Batesville, AR 72503

Tuesday, June 16 – Pine Bluff
5:00PM – 7:00PM
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
L.A. Davis, Sr. Student Union
1200 University Dr, Pine Bluff, AR 71601

Thursday, June 18 – Fort Smith
5:00PM – 7:00PM
The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown
101 North 2nd St, Fort Smith, AR 72904

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