The Johnson City Public Library will host Dr. Robbie Anderson, Director of Accountability and School Improvement in the Johnson City School System, on Thursday, August 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jones Meeting Room. Dr. Anderson will discuss the Common Core State Standards. She will explain what it is and how its implementation will affect children in their education endeavors. Parents and interested adults are encouraged to attend to learn more about the latest educational trend hitting schools across the nation. This program is free and open to the public. For more information please call 423-434-4458.