The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Regional meeting is coming to Warrensburg Middle School at 640 E. Gay Street in Warrensburg on Thursday, May 2. The meeting will discuss the history of the Common Core Movement, Missouri's learning standards, Common Core's goals and what it does and does not require of students and teachers.

The Common Core State Standards were created through a state-led education initiative and have been adopted by more than forty states, including Missouri.