Category Archives: Common Core

More from #NC82 and A Little Rant To the NC Chamber on Common Core – #NCGA #NCpol

Recently I highlighted an article by the Daily Haymaker in which the NC Chamber of Commerce’s involvement in the race for the NC-82 Senate where the seat is being vacated by Sen. Apodaca.

I was engaged on Twitter by a regular reader wanting to make sure that people saw the bio for the candidate being backed by the NC Chamber, Chuck Edwards. I agreed to post it, so here you go…


I was also then desecended on by NC Chamber’s Nathan Babcock, who tried to sell me a line of utter BS on the Chamber’s involvement in Common Core.

BOY, did he pick the wrong Common Core fighting mom to peddle lies to.

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Heartland Article: Common Core TextBook Publisher – It’s all about the money

My latest article at Heartland School News is now available:

Textbook Vendor: Common Core Standards ‘All About the Money’
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Pearson Is Everywhere: PARCC Online Results Significantly Lower Than Paper and Pencil

Welcome Back To Pearson Is Everywhere.

The PARCC is mainly given online. However it is also given using pencil and paper. A new report finds that those using pencil and paper scored significantly higher than those taking it online according to a report discussed at EdWeek. Continue reading

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