Category Archives: Common Core

A Letter to @Instapundit on Higher Ed Lobbying and For Profit Colleges

This is a letter I sent in email recently to Instapundit about an article on Education lobbying and Higher Ed.

While the piece was mainly on Higher Ed/For-profit schools, the ramifications for K-12 can’t be denied. I felt it needed to be shared with a bigger audience, so I am publishing it here on my blog.


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Parent Asks DPI: What’s the exit mechanism for EOG?

There was an interesting exchange on Twitter regarding opting out of the EOG in North Carolina. It was launched by this tweet, in which the user tagged NC’s Superintendent and CCSSO President, Dr. Atkinson.

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MORE Controversial Reading Assignments In NC…and Beyond

Over the last six months, I’ve covered the controversial reading assignment of One Crazy Summer dealing with the Black Panthers given to 4th graders in a Wake County school and another one involving The Kite Runner in Buncombe county.

It’s Orange County’s turn.

The book, King and King, deals with homosexuality is being read to 3rd graders. For those without kids, 3rd graders are typically 8 and 9 year old kids.

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