On Friday, Gov. Cuomo announced that his Common Core Task Force held its first meeting today in Manhattan. The Task Force is chaired by Richard Parsons, Senior Advisor, Providence Equity Partners Inc. and former Chairman of the Board, Citigroup Inc.

According to the announcement, the Task Force is planning to hold “at least a dozen public sessions in the near future,” and has established an advisory committee “to help guide the Task Force throughout its review.”