The Common Core Weekend Reads – 4-12-15

Common Core SharptonThese are the Common Core Weekend Reads for April 12, 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: 3-29-15

 

 

NC Academic Standards Review Commission (ASRC) Updates:

NC ASRC Site 
Next ASRC meeting: April 20th, 2015
Details: 
Next NC Common Core #ASRC Meeting: April 20th

NC UPDATES:

QUOTES OF THE WEEK:

I’m opposed to a widespread opt-out without real dialogue . . . If you lose federal funding, what happens to those kids?” Sharpton told The Post at the National Action Network convention in Midtown.

[…]

But Sharpton said a boycott could hurt urban kids and pointed out that neither he nor NAN chapter leaders in upstate cities such as Buffalo and Syracuse were consulted about the opt-out campaign.

– NY Post, Al Sharpton an unlikely ally in support of Common Core exams
Related: Al ‘Resist We Much’ Sharpton Lends Us His Extensive Academic Experience On Common Core Tests

LEGISLATIVE/LEGAL:

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HIGHLIGHTED ARTICLES:

THE WEEKEND READS:

TESTING UPDATES:

VIDEO OF THE WEEK:

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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