DUBLIN -- Parents of Dublin public school children are invited to a series of workshops from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 19 and 20 on how new California common core standards will affect students' education.

The parent education nights will be held at Dublin High School, 8151 Village Parkway.

Signups are not mandatory, but the Dublin school officials encourage parents to register in advance by 5 p.m. Feb. 17 to assure adequate space. To sign up, visit www.dublin.k12.ca.us/dusd and click on "register for parent information nights."

Parents can attend one or both nights of the workshops on how reading and math education is changing. Free child care will be provided.

Contact Denis Cuff at 925-943-8267 or dcuff@bayareanewsgroup.com. Follow him at Twitter.com/deniscuff