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Common Core: How Many Teachers And Parents Have To Leave?

Another teacher has resigned over the Common Core testing.

This time it’s the winner of the top teacher award given out by the Live With Kelly And Michael show. This time the teacher is from Ohio.

“Gasps of disbelief” accompanied her announcement.

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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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The Last #NCSPIN of 2014

NCSPIN Upside DownThe video of the last NC Spin of the year has been posted.

Part truthiness and part chuckle-worthy.

Don’t be drinking anything when you watch Fitzsimon desperately try to salvage the Moral Monday voter theme. http://t.co/TwUtoYLGIe #ncpol

— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) December 27, 2014

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See What ‘Just standards’ Looks Like for A Second Grader

The pro-Common Core Mantra: “It’s just a set of standards.”

See what my child has been doing in Common Core math. My kid is good at math, but is being forced to learn multiple strategies regardless of what works best for him. Then he has to ‘explain’ them in writing.

These documents I’m talking about were created by Wake County Schools. This is Common Core aligned curriculum and yes, the kids have to do it the ‘Common Core way’.

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#DM7 Article: GOP Wave And Common Core

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