Tag Archives: North Carolina

Military Leaders, Mission Readiness Is Back Pushing Common Core

In case you missed it, Mission: Readiness and North Carolina military leaders are back out pushing Common Core again.

Excerpt from the FayObserver:

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Guest Post: A Rebuttal To Dr. Atkinson’s ‘State of Education’

Earlier this week, NC Superintendent and CCSSO President, Dr. June Atkinson gave a ‘State of Education’ set of remarks to Education PR Firm, EducationNC.

A citizen contacted me about this ‘statement’ and prepared one of their own. Read their rebuttal to Dr. Atkinson here. Continue reading

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Event Alert: Skills Clinics On Holding Officials Accountable

Just wanted to let those in North Carolina know that a couple of skills clinics are coming up. (List below)

These clinics being held in Durham and Roxboro are free and are being held by Heritage Action.

Learn more about holding elected officials accountable, how to participate in local elections and get involved in policy conversations that affect you.

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Rep. Foxx Is Dead Wrong on H.R. 5 (Update: So Is The Blaze)

Yesterday, Rep. Virginia Foxx penned an Op-Ed at Breitbart about H.R. 5, “The Student Success Act”. Her Op-Ed contains all the same talking points as other co-sponsors of this bill and she’s facing criticism for it on her Facebook page.

Many of the claims Rep. Foxx has made about the bill appear to be false and the main premise of the article was that the bill reduces the ‘federal footprint’ and that “The Student Success Act gets Washington out of the business of running schools.”

No, it doesn’t. In fact, it does the opposite. This bill does not ‘reduce Washington’s federal footprint’, it turns Washington into Bigfoot.

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North Carolina’s SBAC ‘Status’ Change

In case you missed it, at some point, North Carolina went from being a ‘Governing’ state to an ‘Affiliate’ state in the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC).

When and why this happened depends on who you ask.

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