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Will @RoyCooperNC Defend NC Students? Deadline Approaches.

Will Attorney General Roy Cooper step up and protect NC Students and the state’s sovereignty over its own schools or will be side with the Obama administration’s increasingly power-hungry Department of Education?

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A Scary Story Just In Time For Halloween: NC NAEP Scores Drop In All But One Category – #nced #ncdpi

Just in time for Halloween, parents get a scary story. The NAEP scores are in and, nationally, the scores declined.

For the first time since the early 1990’s math scores of 4th and 8th graders dropped. Looking specifically at 8th grade, the numbers took a significant drop in the category of ‘at or above proficiency’. Those scores went from 35% in 2013 to 33% in 2015.

The reading wasn’t any better. 8th graders went from 36% in 2013 to 34% in 2015.

So what’s different? What went on during these years?

The majority of states implemented Common Core. Supporters told us the standards would ‘move the needle’ on achievement. Common Core moved the needle alright — in the wrong direction.

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What They’re Saying About Education in #NCED – (10/02/15)

Here are some quick hits about education in North Carolina.

Some of you may have seen the “Wallet Hub” rankings of the Best and Worst states for teachers. North Carolina was listed as number 50 of 51. The Left is making a big deal of it, shocker right?

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