The Common Core Weekend Reads – 12-14-14

Common Core math 7 plus 8These are the Common Core Weekend Reads for December 14, 2014.

This is a review of the past week of news on Common Core nationwide and in North Carolina.

Articles are organized by category.

Prior Edition of Weekend Reads: 12-7-14
Weekend Reads archive at StopCommonCoreNC HERE.


NC UPDATES:

The next ASRC meeting is this coming Monday, December 15th.

APUSH UPDATES:

QUOTES OF THE WEEK:

He was a “very, very conservative governor in Florida; he cut taxes like Ronald Reagan did,” said Dan Henninger.

Henninger added:

So if conservatives generally are going to say that if – because – he said something about, or supported Common Core, or they don’t like something he said about immigration, therefore, he can’t even consider being a nominee, then the Republican Party is going to have a big problem.
​- Breitbart News, WSJ: Conservatives Should Get Behind Super Conservative Jeb Bush



Many teachers remain bitter over what they perceive as King’s mismanagement.

“He screwed up New York, and now he can go to Washington and screw up the whole country,” said Tony Felicio Jr., a teacher-union president in the Connetquot district.
– Newsday, State education commissioner tested by Common Core to leave NY

 

LEGISLATIVE/LEGAL:

 POLITICAL/PROTESTS:

 HIGHLIGHTED ARTICLES:

THE WEEKEND READS:

TESTING UPDATES:

WEEKEND VIDEOS:

TWEETS OF THE WEEK:

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About A.P. Dillon

A.P. Dillon is a freelance journalist and is currently writing at The North State Journal. She resides in the Triangle area of North Carolina. Find her on Twitter: @APDillon_
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