How does algebra at Grade 8 align with the new Common Core State Standards? How should districts handle math acceleration at the middle school level? Please join the Silicon Valley Education Foundation for a panel discussion of this important topic. Panelist include Mary Perry, Education Consultant and former Deputy Director of EdSource; Bill Honig, retired California Superintendent of Public Instruction and Chair of the Instructional Quality Commission; Ze'ev Wurman, Silicon Valley executive and former participant on the State Academic Content Standards Commission; and Jacki Horejs, Superintendent of Union School District. Moderated by Barbara Marshman of the San Jose Mercury News. $20 Registration fee.