The Common Core Weekend Reads – 1-4-15

NOJEBThese are the Common Core Weekend Reads for January 4th, 2015.

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: 12-28-14
Weekend Reads archive at StopCommonCoreNC HERE.


NC UPDATES:
The next meeting of the ASRC is January 19, 2015, 1:00-5:00 PM
Let’s hope the live stream/video is present at this one as it was absent at the December one. This is important to transparency and also for those with kids who cannot attend since there is no school on the 19th.

APUSH UPDATES:

QUOTES OF THE WEEK:

“If you connected all of the practice tests I’ve taken over the past three years,” he told me with a bitter laugh, “they would wrap all the way around the world.”
-NY Times, Inside a Chinese Test Prep Factory
Related:  Jeb Bush Wants Opposition to Can It, Be More Like China.

 

LEGISLATIVE/LEGAL:

POLITICAL/PROTESTS:

HIGHLIGHTED ARTICLES:

THE WEEKEND READS:

TESTING UPDATES:

VIDEO OF THE WEEK:

David Coleman speech to SDP Education Data Meeting (edited for Gwinnet County School Board meeting) Full video of SDP Speech.
* Related article and text at Truth in American Education

TWEETS OF THE WEEK:

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About A.P. Dillon

A.P. Dillon is a Co-Founder and Managing Editor at American Lens. She resides in the Triangle area of North Carolina and is the founder of LadyLiberty1885.com. Her past writing can also be found at IJ review, Breitbart, FOX news, Da Tech Guy Blog, Heartland Institute, Civitas Institute and StopCommonCoreNC.org. Find her on Twitter: @APDillon_
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