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Fund Aimed at Raising Money for Common Core Forum in Cortlandt

The organizers of a Common Core forum scheduled for later this month are hoping local folks will pitch in and help cover the costs of the three speakers.

Slated for 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21, the event is happening at Cortlandt Colonial Restaurant (714 Old Albany Post Road). It's set to feature Peg Luksik, a teacher and education advocate; Mark Naison, a Fordham University president and an author; and Yvonne Gasperino, a mother of two and founder of “Stop Common Core in New York State."

"Please help to cover these speakers costs and raise awareness about the damages that Common Core is doing to our children," reads a Go Fund Me campaign launched on Dec. 16, 2013. It's raised $615 toward the $1,500-goal.

Organizer Rachel Seaboldt called Luksik and Naison "power wheels in this grassroots movement" who are are "highly regarded." 

Click here for more information, or here to RSVP.

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