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This Week in Government Affairs
February 24, 2014

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Common Core Fact vs. Fiction – Although last week the New York State Board of Regents approved measures to adjust Common Core implementation in New York state — the class of 2022, instead of the class of 2017, will be the first to be required to pass the more rigorous requirements — The Business Council continues to support implementation and the higher academic standards, without delay. The Business Council released a “fact vs. fiction” guide to help clarify information surrounding the Common Core State Standards. Topics addressed include data privacy, state testing and workforce readiness.

Legislative Update

Bill memos - The legislative memo section on The Business Council’s website includes updated information on bills of interest and/or concern to members.

Regulatory Update

Political Update

Visit The Business Council’s Political Action Committee (PAC) page for information on upcoming PAC events.

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