What they’re saying about Education in NC (WE 2/7/15)

This is some of what they’re saying about education in North Carolina for week ending 2/7/15.  See the Common Core Weekend Reads on Sunday for Common Core Specific news.

TESTING:

The Kindergarten Entry Assessment  (KEA)was piloted in 50% of schools in North Carolina this school year. See my previous article on the KEA.
Issues and questions have arisen with the scope of this assessment, in particular the testing of “emotional literacy” and subsequent data collection of these tests being added to the State Longitudinal Database System (SLDS). There are also questions about whether parents were notified properly. If you have a child in kindergarten that took this test, please email me at TheLL1885@gmail.com.

ICYMI:

A-F Grading takes a pounding:

The Spin Cycle:

Blips from DPI:

Updated Publishers Registry on the Web

An updated Publishers Registry has been added to the Textbook Adoption website at    http://www.ncpublicschools.org/textbook/publishers/registry/. Publishers who would like to be added to the Registry should complete the North Carolina Publishers Registry form also available on the Textbook Adoption website.

Tweets of the week:

Get ready for more NCAE and their protest arm, Organize2020, to join the upcoming far left Moral Monday ‘marches’:

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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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