Category Archives: Common Core

About That ‘Twitter Debate Study’ WaPo And Twitchy Cite

Washington Post had an article this week about How Twitter is changing the national Common Core debate.

Michelle Malkin has been a monster on Twitter on Common Core, this is undeniable. The moms out there tweeting everyday should also be recognized for their tremendous effort and impact.

I just wanted to remind folks about who did this ‘study’, what was really the purpose and who was contacted. Also, who didn’t consent to participate and the unanswered question of who funded this study.

@michellemalkin Mr. Supovitz approached me on the ‘twitter project’. I didn’t consent & he didn’t answer my Q’s: http://t.co/BAx3yEZUvk

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Common Core Supporters Come Full Circle on ‘Politicizing’ Talking Point

And the common core supporters have come full circle​ with their “politicizing” talking point.

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SAS’s “Wake Ed Partnership” Rebrands (UPDATED)

News and Observer WakeEd Blog: Wake Education Partnership rebrands itself as ‘WakeEd’

Snippet:

Make room for two WakeEd’s in Wake County, but please don’t confuse the two.

The Wake Education Partnership announced Monday that it’s rebranding itself as “WakeEd.” As loyal readers of this blog know, we’re also called “WakeEd.”

The rebrand is the latest effort by the WakeEd Partnership, which is backed by the business community to boost the Wake County school system, to try to boost its visibility. Throughout its 32-year history, most Wake County residents have said in surveys that they’ve never heard of the non-profit organization.

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North Carolina’s SBAC ‘Status’ Change

In case you missed it, at some point, North Carolina went from being a ‘Governing’ state to an ‘Affiliate’ state in the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC).

When and why this happened depends on who you ask.

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Pearson Is Everywhere: Getting Fat In North Carolina

Welcome back to Pearson Is Everywhere!

Last time we looked at how Pearson has a history of massive profits off the federal government.

Today, we’ll look closer at how fat Pearson has gotten off of the state of North Carolina.

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