Category Archives: School Choice

#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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The public deserves to know about the de facto PR firms of the WCPSS board

It’s high time someone called out WCPSS’ unofficial PR firms: Public Schools First NC, Great Schools in Wake and the Wake Ed Partnership. 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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Elizabeth Warren called out by #SchoolChoice Parents at Rally

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) was called out for her attacks on charter schools and her anti-school choice stance by a group of minority moms and dads at a recent campaign stop. 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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#WCPSS Updates: Parents explode over Diversity Inventory, Records Request Fees and other headlines (Updates)

In this installment of WCPSS Updates: Parents explode over Diversity Inventory, Records Request Fees and other headlines. Continue reading

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#WCPSS Updates: MVP Math, Reassignment plan, Restart Status and a Brain Drain

Welcome to the first WCPSS updates article. I usually roll Wake County Public Schools up into my NCED updates articles, but lately, the district has had enough news to generate its own edition.  This edition will cover MVP Math updates, reassignment plan, restart status declarations and a ‘brain drain’. Continue reading

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