#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.

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Yes, Trump is a complete @#$%, but…

The following is an opinion piece by Liberty Speaks.

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

It’s high time to connect the dots regarding certain “non-profit” voices that seem to always come out supporting the Wake County School Board or the Wake affiliate of the NC Association of Educators (NCAE).

I’m talking about Public Schools First NC, Great Schools in Wake and the Wake Ed Partnership.

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If you found this site useful in 2019, keep it alive in 2020

Happy Holidays and a big thank you to all of our loyal readers!

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Rowan Middle School teacher arrested for sending sexual messages to student

A Rowan County teacher has been arrested and charged in connection with sending sexual messages to a student via social media apps.

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#WCPSS Updates: Report says MVP is just fine, Holy Magnet Schools, Special Needs transportation issues continue

This is mercifully the last WCPSS updates for 2019.

In this installment: Consulting company hired by the Board for tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars says MVP is just fine. (Spoiler: It’s not) Also, the Holy Magnet Schools, Special needs kids transportation is still a mess and reassignment tidbits.

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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

This is the last installment of NC Education Updates for 2019.

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?

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