Category Archives: June Atkinson

Graduation Rates Get Scrutiny At NC State Board of Ed Retreat – #nced

In a report by Alex Granados at Education NC, video is included on a back and forth over graduation rates. Board member Collins questions that rate when you take into account low college ready proficiency rates.

Putting the question bluntly, what is the true or effective graduation rate when you take into account career and college readiness? Continue reading

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Did You Know Bill Gates Paid A Firm To Help Write NC’s Race To The Top grant?

Johnson should ask Dr. Atkinson why she allowed an out-of-state, multi-billion dollar consulting outfit which was “supported” by the Bill Gates Foundation to guide the writing of the NC Race To The Top application? Continue reading

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Why is a NC School District being allowed to intimidate families using SRO’s for testing compliance?!

Why is a NC School District being allowed to intimidate families using SRO’s for testing compliance?!

Randolph County Schools are using SRO’s to enforce testing compliance rates? WHAT IN THE ACTUAL HELL?

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Supt Atksinson’s Teacher Pay Wedding Cake Copies ESSA Compensation Tiers – #NCGA #NCed

Earlier in February, Supt. Atkinson rolled out her latest big campaign… err… agenda item.

That item is Teacher Pay increases.

This is not a new item for Atkinson, she’s repeatedly mentioned this since the legislature flipped to a Republican majority. That’s not a bug, but a feature of her narrative.

In this blog post by Atkinson, she rolls out her 4 tier ‘Wedding cake’ strategy. Continue reading

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Here Come The Election Year Op Eds – #StuffAtkinsonSays

Over at EducationNC, Superintendent Atkinson has an Op Ed telling us what her vision of the future of education is in the year 2025. @DrJuneAtkinson tells us what the future of Ed looks like. #CommonCore nowhere in it so why … Continue reading

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USA TODAY Report Gives NC an “F” in Screening Teachers

On February 13th, USA Today posted a lengthy article titled, NC fails in screening for problem teachers.

I read it. All of it. I also watched the embedded videos. It’s horrifying for a laundry list of failure to protect our children.

Let me say that I was not in the least bit surprised about what USA Today found about teachers slipping through the system.

KEEP READING…. Continue reading

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