Some education news from around North Carolina and beyond.
Included this week, but not limited to: Bus driver walk out, hacking, student safety, transgender push, and faulty logic on education issues from a political non-profit.
Reminder: Common Core Commission meets on the 13th. See the ASRC Website for details. Related reading: Professional Lobbyist Pens ANOTHER Letter to NC Common Core Commission
Check StopCommonCoreNC.org for all the latest Common Core news.
Check Carolina PlottHound for the latest installment of NOT A HOMESCHOOL.
#1 – Progress NC Comms Guy Doubles Down On Error Riddled Ed Article
More: I Apparently Live Rent Free In Gerrick Brenner’s Head – #ncpol #nced
Related: For the math challenged at Progress NC
Also: Progress NC should retract mistaken-ridden op-ed
And:Teacher Retention and the Economy: An example from North Carolina
#2 – No reason to celebrate Wake Co. teacher pay raises…
#3 – Scary Halloween Story For Parents: NAEP Results
#4 – CMS Superintendent Promotes Transgender ‘documentary’ to be added to Middle School Sex Ed Curriculum
Related: Who paid for it?
Also: State Statute on Health Education
And: Sharing nude photos is an ‘everyday thing’
#5 – Supt. Ann Clark: Hey Illegals, Sure You Can Volunteer in #CMS Schools
#6 – Time to merge Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Orange Co. Schools…
#7 – WCPSS Bus Drivers Walk Out
#8 – WCPSS Lets Kid Who Threatened Another Kid With A Gun Back To SAME School
Related: Parents, Are you outraged?
#9 – 12 UNC System Chancellors Receive Pay Raises
After a closed-door meeting Friday, the UNC Board of Governors made some university chancellors a lot richer.
Twelve of the system’s 17 campus leaders received raises that averaged 14 percent each, according to information made public Monday by the UNC system. Raises for three of those chancellors came to slightly more than 19 percent.
The dollar amounts of the raises ranged from $17,480 to $70,000 for N.C. State’s Randy Woodson, now the system’s highest-paid chancellor at $590,000 per year.
#10 – Hacker Changes Grades at Panther Creek
#11 – More on “Education Non-Profit” WakeEd Partnership
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