Deputy State superintendent of education addresses Petal school administrators

Petal, MS (WDAM) - Deputy State Superintendent of Education Dr. Lynn House spoke to Petal school administrators Friday about the new Common Core Standards and Assessments for Mathematics and English/Language Arts that are being implemented in Mississippi schools.

She made her remarks during the last day of the district's week-long, Summer Leadership Academy.

Petal Primary School will be the first school in the district to use the new standards this fall.

The new standards were adopted in August of 2010.

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