The Common Core Weekend Reads – 3-22-15

Common Core KissThese are the Common Core Weekend Reads for March 22, 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: 3-15-15


 

NC Academic Standards Review Commission (ASRC) Updates:

NC ASRC Site 
Next ASRC meeting:  April 20, 2015. 

NC UPDATES:

QUOTES OF THE WEEK:

“My breaking point came with a math problem asking kids to combine Grover Cleveland’s electoral votes won in 1884, 1888 and 1892, a sum that would mean nothing to even the most obsessive presidential historian.

The publisher of that workbook, Pearson, also holds the state contract to design the tests , leading schools to adopt its workbooks to get a hoped-for edge .”
– NY Daily News, A mother’s Common Core breaking point: Why Cuomo is failing parents’ test

LEGISLATIVE/LEGAL:

POLITICAL/PROTESTS:

HIGHLIGHTED ARTICLES:

THE WEEKEND READS:

TESTING UPDATES:

VIDEO OF THE WEEK:

TWEETS OF THE WEEK:

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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