Category Archives: Academic Standards Review Commission

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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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.

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NC Board Of Ed Still Not Taking Up Common Core Recommendations

A brief update on the state of Common Core in North Carolina — the NC State Board of Education will apparently NOT be taking up the recommendations from the Academic Standards Review Commission (ASRC) during their February meeting.

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Common Core Is Not Gone From NC, Folks.

In case you missed it, the Academic Standards Review Commission who met for 15 months decided to take a dive. Several of the members went cannibal on poor Dr. Scheick and as a result, killed the math recommendations. The vanilla … 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 Common Core Commission Co-Chair To Members: You Disregarded Your Duty

In a press release yesterday, Academic Standards Commission Co-Chair Covil penned a letter showing her dissent from the Commission’s vote on recommendations which took place at the final meeting on 12/18/15.

In his most recent news letter, Senator Jerry Tillman included Covil’s full letter and added his own comment at the bottom:

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NC Common Core Commission Fails Its Task

The Friday before the Christmas holiday, the NC Academic Standards Review Commission
(ASRC) met for the last time.

This final meeting was their fifteenth in as many months. And they blew it. Continue reading

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