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#HB657 Changes to Common Core Math Updates

Yesterday, the Senate at the General Assembly worked on HB 657. The bill would make changes to high school math in North Carolina by offering a traditional math alternative in addition to to Common Core Integrated math. Continue reading

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NC Chamber Misleads on #HB657, Seeks to Deny Choice to NC Students – #NCGA

“The business community’s input and needs were heard and clearly addressed in the high school math standards approved by the State Board.”
– NC Chamber of Commerce 6/14/16

The business community’s needs and input are far more important than that of parents and students. Continue reading

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Anonymously Registered Website Fear Mongers On #HB657

Parents, the same forces that came out to kill the Academic Standards Review Commission’s (ASRC) math recommendations have now come back out to try to kill HB 657.

CC ED Potemkin VillageIt’s basically the same groups who pressured various members of the ASRC to attack the Math work group leader, Dr. Scheick.

GET YOUR COFFEE.. THIS IS A LONG ONE… Continue reading

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NCDPI Warns #HB657 Will Take ‘Math Backwards’, But That Would Be A GOOD Thing

DPI sent out a ‘Legislative Alert’ email, titled, Oppose HB 657 Taking Math Backwards.
Why does DPI hate parents and students, yet defends Common Core like it’s made of Gold? Continue reading

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Common Core Cheerleading Group Gets Mult-Million Dollar Gates Foundation Grant

An education non-profit known for recruiting teachers to promote Common Core in the political arena has received a large grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

In June of 2016, Hope Street Group received a grant for $2,650,003 for the purpose of ‘training teachers on policy’ and working on ‘perception improvements’. Continue reading

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NC Parents: We Have A Bill To Offer Traditional Math. It’s Your Turn To Act.

The North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA) was not fooled by the NC Department of Public Instruction’s (DPI) attempt to make cosmetic changes to Common Core’s high school Integrated math.

The NCGA set up a bill that lined up with the findings of the Academic Standards Review Commission (ASRC). The NCGA’s proposed bill initially replaced the Integrated math. View the Bill: HB 657. Continue reading

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Common Core In Trouble? Hope Street To The Rescue! – #ncga

Earlier today I wrote about the NC Department of Public Instruction (DPI) hitting the panic button over the legislature not buying their re-write of the Common Core Integrated math for high school.

Well, DPI wasn’t the only one swinging into action. Continue reading

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