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The Infamous “10,000” Comments On Common Core

If you’ve been following along in my journey to obtain the “10,000” comments, you know I’ve been looking for these pieces of feedback ever since Dr. Atkinson mentioned them.

Atkinson also commented during the course of the legislative research commission that there were “60,000 teachers” involved in the revision of the standard course of study. She was very vague and never brought that item up again. As of this moment, I don’t believe that there are “60,000 teachers” involved in any set of feedback for any course of study past or present. I think there’s been some “false witness” going on. Read on and see why. Continue reading

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McCrory And Salamido Comments On Common Core Repeal

Yesterday, the North Carolina House passed the conference committee version of SB 812. Within hours, Governor McCrory was out making a statement about how he’ll sign it but it doesn’t change anything. The NC Chamber of Commerce’s Gary Salamido had a similar message. They both talk about this ‘backdoor’ to keep what they like and I’ve addressed this before but will revisit it after we take a look at what was said.

Here’s the relevant bits from the Daily Caller:… KEEP READING…. Continue reading

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Opinion: A.P. Dillon – Outside Review of Revisions to Common Core Happen Anyway

To Review or Not To Review? The question of having an outside party review changes made to the Common Core Standards in NC has sparked theatrics and various tantrums from Educrats across the state.  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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Hey Parents, Remember the DPI Common Core Surveys?

Hey, Parents… Remember the Common Core ‘survey’ that NC DPI put out for the Academic Standards Review Commission (ASRC)?

WELL.. We weren’t the only ones treated to a steaming pile of Common Core nonsense.

KEEP READING… Continue reading

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News and Observer Prints Another Jere Confrey Screed – #ncga #nced #stopcommoncore

File this one under: Sit down and shut, up citizen.

Jere Confrey is an “expert”. She was on the Common Core invalidation committee. She knows what is best for your children.
Gimme a break.

The News and Observer has printed another one of her little screeds. The News and Observer even let her ramble on as long as she wanted, per this text at the bottom, “The length limit was waived to permit a fuller response to the issue.”

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NC Media Confused By Common Core Commission Antics – #ASRC

As I had predicted, the majority of major North Carolina news media outlets showed up to the final meeting of the NC Common Core Commission meeting on Friday.

I had a chance to speak with a number of them off camera and several of them were confused about how the Commission could vote down the math recommendations when for months they had unanimously said the Common Core math was fatally flawed.

Here are links to the articles from each outlet so far:

KEEP READING… Continue reading

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