Public Hearing on Graduation Tests to be Streamed LIVE

At Scott Petri’s Web Site
spetri1Harrisburg PA — The PA House Republican Policy Committee, along with the House Republican Education Committee, will be holding a public hearing in Harrisburg on April 1 on the topic of the Keystone Exams, formerly known as the Graduation Competency Assessments (GCAs).

Starting with the class of 2015, Pennsylvania schools will have the option of using the not-yet-developed Keystone Exams to determine graduation eligibility; however, field testing on the mathematics portion of the exams is expected to take place in early 2010.

On the Agenda

Those testifying are expected to include Pennsylvania Education Secretary Gerald Zahorchak; and officials with the Pennsylvania State Education Association, Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators, Dallastown Area School District, and Southeastern Pennsylvania School Districts Education Coalition.

Watch It Live At Scott Petri’s Site

The hearing starts at 9 a.m. and you can view this hearing from the comfort of your own computer by logging onto Scott’s Web site beginning at 8:55 a.m.

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