Category Archives: NC Ed Updates

#NCED Updates: Predator problems in New Hanover persist, Guilford buses kids to the polls, School choice and more

NCED Updates skipped a week last week, so this week’s installment will be longer than usual. Packed in here are stories from the national and local NC level, higher education, school choice, and some news in the Quiet Epidemic area of teacher arrests. 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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#NCED Updates: School Choice Week, NCAE Strike, Istation updates and Teacher Turnover

This installment of NCED updates will cover School Choice Week news, NCAE’s proposed strike, Istation updates, the preview of the annual teacher turnover report and headlines both local and national.  Also, a Quiet Epidemic recap for January. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Leandro Order and NCAE strike plans fizzle

In this installment of NCED updates: The latest on the Leandro consent order, the NCAE’s strike scheme fizzled out (for now) and a variety of headlines. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Leandro, Istation, Help the MVP Math Dad, and headlines

Updates on the Leandro report by WestEd, the Istation reading assessment tool case and some headlines from around the state. 
Also, please consider donating to the legal fund for the Wake County dad who fought for students against MVP Math. 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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#NCED Updates: Too many white teachers, 70k 3rd graders can’t read at grade level and DPI “revisions” to Social Studies

In this installment: Gov. Cooper and his non-profit allies think there are too many white teachers, some 70,000 3rd graders can’t read proficiently but were socially promoted anyway and is the NC Dept. of Public Instruction gutting American History? Continue reading

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