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Possibly the most arrogant and insulting Common Core article I’ve seen in a while

An article on Common Core penned by one Andy Overstreet appeared in the News and Observer this weekend. The title was, Creating School Standards that make sense for children.

This article might be behind the pay wall for some readers, but I managed to read the whole thing and I have to say, this is possibly the most arrogant and insulting Common Core article I’ve seen in a while.

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Why do Moral Monday Supporters hate parental school choice?

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News and Observer Shills For BEST NC

Apparently BEST NC’s PR firm, EducationNC, isn’t high profile enough to get the right amount of spin out.

The News and Observer had to be called in to do a cloying op-ed praising them. It starts out slapping around Republicans and then offers BEST NC as the solution. Read it here and be sure to check out the comments.

This op ed, of course, is setting the stage for when Rep. Graig Meyer rolls out his ‘big bill’. It is more narrative driving of education by a non-governmental organization or NGO.

BEST NC is an NGO; An unelected and publicly unaccountable entity.

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