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Dr. June Atkinson is the NC Superintendent of Schools. She is also the President of the CCSSO — one of three outside, unelected groups that produced the Common Core State Standards.
The CCSSO is heavily invested in the Common Core State Standards, or rather the CCSSO has been invested in by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in grants that total over $91.2 million.
NC tax payers are also invested in the CCSSO. [Read: Citizen’s Information Request Yields 60K In CCSSO Dues]
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How does Rep. Craig Horn define ‘proficiency and rigor’?
According to Horn’s press release yesterday, the definition is tied to how well our state scored on a flawed system (NAEP) that is not benchmarked to international standards and to a manipulated grading system which is being manipulated even further with two separate NCGA bills.
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To date, no local media reports on the Common Core standards or the debate in North Carolina surrounding the standards have bothered to mention that NC’s Superintendent is also the President of the CCSSO. This is a clear conflict of interest, yet not a word has been said about it in the press.
Atkinson, as President of the CCSSO, just gave the “State of the States” address…. Continue reading