Category Archives: Common Core

The Common Core Weekend Reads – 2-1-15

These are the Common Core Weekend Reads for February 1st, 2015.

This is a review of the past week of news on Common Core nationwide and in North Carolina.

Articles are organized by category.

Prior Edition of Weekend Reads: 1-25-15

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Pearson Is Everwhere: NJ’s $108 Million Contract

Welcome back to Pearson Is Everywhere!

Last time we looked at Pearson’s methods of silencing opposition. Today we’re looking at their $108 million dollar contract in New Jersey associated with the PARCC tests. Continue reading

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#DM7 Article: Common Core Bills Filed By Multiple States, Nationally

This is a reposting of my weekly column at Da Tech Guy: Common Core Bills Filed By Multiple States, Nationally

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Who Is Driving Education Policy In NC?

Last year, I called attention to a group called the NC Superintendent Large District Consortium and their intention to call for a seven-year lock in of Common Core in the state.

I’ve kept tabs and have questions about who is driving education policy in the state of North Carolina.

I placed a Freedom of Information Act request last September and have just recently received the information back from Wake County Public Schools. I requested emails that had “NC Superintendent Large District Consortium” and “Common Core” in the subject or body of the emails.

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Dear John Kasich…

Ohio Governor John Kasich has 2016 presidential aspirations and was on FOX news this past Sunday, where he towed the pro-Common Core line. See the video clip.

In the interview on FOX, Kasich accused Conservatives of using Common Core to score political points. Kasich also runs with the Obama canard: Continue reading

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