Category Archives: Media Bias

“Buyers Remorse” On Common Core?

ABC has an AP article up called Buyers Remorse on Common Core for Policymakers. “Buyers Remorse” On Common Core? Years after adoption and after a slew of slick presentations and truckload of education buzzwords, the reality of Common Core is coming home to roost — but only after citizens stood up and made noise. Our policymakers were all to comfortable to just nod and pat each other on the backs over Common Core. There is the lesson learned here: don’t take your eyes and ears off the powers that be.

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NC Parents Slaps Down Absurd News and Observer Homeschooling Article

UPDATE: Welcome Carolina Plott Hound Readers! News and Observer recently had an article titled “NC Homeschools and The Common Good” up. I read it.  I laughed. What a pile of steaming liberal crap. It’s authored by “Leslie Maxwell of Durham is … Continue reading

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Charlotte Observer Associate Editor Takes Pot Shots At McCrory

Another day, another display of editorial hackery from the Charlotte Observer /News and Observer. Associate Editor Peter St. Onge is either truly ignorant on Common Core or willfully so. Either way, he’s using it to bash Governor McCrory and either way, I’m glad we don’t subscribe to this outlet. What biased garbage.
Pssst – Mr. St. Onge? Do you realize McCrory’s base is beginning to think he’s selling out to the Democrats in trying to be Jim Hunt 2.0? Just look at his administration.

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Scotland Cty Board of Ed Confused On Common Core

The Scotland County Board of Education is confused on Common Core. They seem to think it’s a great idea and that the repeal of it is a bad idea. The following excerpts come from The Laurinburg Exchange’s article, School board decries state’s decision to repeal Common Core.

Scotland County’s Board seem more worried about the monkeying they are doing with test scores than with the fact Common Core is a fundamentally flawed experiment being performed on our kids. Here’s Board member Jamie Southerland expressing his test angst: Continue reading

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News and Observer’s John Frank Can’t Get Common Core Stories Right

Another day, another News and Observer Common Core fiasco. John Frank has gotten really skilled at regurgitating talking points instead of actual reporting. I could pick this latest attempt down line by line, but frankly I don’t have the time to waste. I will hit highlights instead. This section bothered me: Continue reading

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