Category Archives: NC Ed Updates

#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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#NCED Updates: Leandro Report and DIT rules on reading assessment tool

This edition of NCED updates includes the release of the highly anticipated Leandro report by WestEd and the Dept. of Information Technology (DIT) has ruled on the contract complaint about the new reading assessment tool, Istation.
On the national front, The College Board is being sued for illegally selling student data to third parties. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: NCAE hides membership again, a Renewal School District Explainer, General Assembly updates & more

This installment of NCED updates covers the NCAE hiding their membership numbers again, legislative updates and renewal school district explainer video. Also included are a few national headlines and a Quiet Epidemic update. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Per Pupil Spending, Whiplash and Higher Ed news

This installment of NC Ed updates includes the lastest per-pupil spending figures in North Carolina as well as the whiplash induced by Tom Campbell’s education articles and some higher Ed news and general headlines.  Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: NAEP scores drop again, NCGA passes final Ed bills and teacher pay mini-budget

This installment of NC Education (NCED) covers the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores and the bills the General Assembly passed before adjourning last week. Also included are details about $630k in charter school grants and a recap of October’s teacher arrests.  Continue reading

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