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:

POLITICAL/PROTESTS:

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 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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