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Education Expo addresses Common Core

Rochester, N.Y. - Thousands of educators from across the state are flooding to Rochester's Convention Center to talk about education reform.
Statewide teacher evaluations based on the new common core testing standards will be one of the major points addressed at the New York State School Board Association's Convention and Education Expo - which starts Thursday Oct. 23.

The three-day convention will feature interactive sessions about improving teaching standards and student grades.

On Friday, Education Commissioner John King will address the common core initiative.

 Earlier in the week we learned that 92 percent of teachers statewide earned "effective" or "highly effective" ratings based on the new tests.

A little more than 5 percent were considered developing or ineffective.

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