Category Archives: Big Ed Complex

#NCED Updates: Coronavirus Edition – UPDATES

This installment of NCED Updates covers Coronavirus news impacting schools nationally and at the state level. Various NC education and national headlines are also included. Continue reading

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The WCPSS plan to reassign your kid based on “Socioeconomic Index” scores

I was asked to consolidate the information about the Wake County School Board’s plan to assign/reassign children based on a socioeconomic score as a proxy for race. This article is the result. Continue reading

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Wake County High School English teacher assigns a very “graphic” novel (Update: NOVEL PULLED)

On the reading list of an English III class at Apex Friendship High School in Wake County sits a book that holds a consistent place on the top ten list of most challenged books in the country. That book is the graphic novel Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: School Choice Event coming to Raleigh, State Board of Ed updates, spending fact and Quiet Epidemic updates

In this edition of NCED Updates: An upcoming School Choice event in Raleigh, State Board of Education updates, a contract fight, some facts about education and per-pupil spending and Quiet Epidemic updates. Continue reading

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NCED Updates: New Hanover Predators, Istation, Common Core, Leandro, NCAE & Elections

This edition of NCED Updates will cover a lot of ground from New Hanover County Public Schools predator problem to Istation updates, Common Core, Leandro, the NCAE and upcoming elections. This edition kicks off with national headlines and a disturbing attack on school choice in Florida. Continue reading

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#WCPSS Updates: Another “Equity” camp, Literacy, a brawl and other headlines

This installment of Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) updates include another “Edcamp Equity,” literacy rates, a brawl, and other headlines and news from around Wake County. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Reading Assessment tool battle continues, National and School Choice headlines

The first edition of NCED updates for 2020 includes an update on the battle over the state’s reading assessment tool, Istation, as well as several national headlines and school choice stories of note. Continue reading

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