Testimony Delivered November 18, 2015
Good afternoon Chairman Parsons and honorable members of Governor Cuomo’s Common Core Task Force. My name is James Viola and I am the Director of Government Relations for the School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS). On the behalf of our association’s more than 7,000 members across the state, I am grateful for the opportunity to provide testimony and discuss important considerations related to the Common Core Standards. For your consideration, I will present overall considerations and then address each of the six areas set by Governor Cuomo. … Read full testimony here.