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MEDIA ADVISORY: Higher Ed Leaders Mobilize to Support Common Core

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SOURCE Collaborative for Student Success

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Higher education leaders from across the country on Tuesday, June 10 at 11:00 am ET, will announce the formation of a new coalition to support college- and career-ready academic standards, including the Common Core State Standards. A project of the Collaborative for Student Success, the coalition was formed to give voice to scores of higher ed leaders committed to improving college success rates through increased preparedness. It will be introduced to the media on a national teleconference by the system heads of three prominent postsecondary institutions.

Who:        Nancy Zimpher, chancellor, State University of New York
                John Morgan, chancellor, Tennessee Board of Regents 
                Tom Ross, president, University of North Carolina

What:       Media Teleconference

Where:     866-952-1908, conference ID: ABC

When:      Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 11:00 a.m. EDT

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Brian Muhlbach,, (308) 380-3229

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