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Common Core Is Not Gone From NC, Folks.

In case you missed it, the Academic Standards Review Commission who met for 15 months decided to take a dive. Several of the members went cannibal on poor Dr. Scheick and as a result, killed the math recommendations. The vanilla … Continue reading

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NC Common Core Commission Co-Chair To Members: You Disregarded Your Duty

In a press release yesterday, Academic Standards Commission Co-Chair Covil penned a letter showing her dissent from the Commission’s vote on recommendations which took place at the final meeting on 12/18/15.

In his most recent news letter, Senator Jerry Tillman included Covil’s full letter and added his own comment at the bottom:

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NC Common Core Commission Fails Its Task

The Friday before the Christmas holiday, the NC Academic Standards Review Commission
(ASRC) met for the last time.

This final meeting was their fifteenth in as many months. And they blew it. Continue reading

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“I was embarrassed and ashamed for the way Dr. Scheick was being treated” – #ASRC

Some spectators at the final NC Common Core Commission meeting took notice when commission member Jeannie Metcalf got up, walked out and did not return.

Her departure was right after the first vote on the first set of math recommendations. Some of us in the gallery surmised that she left because of Dr. Scheik being given the third degree in a rather ugly and purpose driven way. We were right.

I asked Mrs. Metcalf what happened and if her leaving was due to what happened to Dr. Scheik during the math recommendations portion of the meeting. This was her response:

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NC Media Quote ‘Just A Teacher’ After Common Core Meeting – #ASRC

Folks in North Carolina know how Google challenged our media are. Friday’s reporting on the NC Common Core Commission was no exception.

Several outlets cited ‘Teacher Amanda Garrison’ as relieved that Common Core was ‘saved’ and at least one had video of her inaccurately disparaging the Minnesota math standards.

Quote from WNCN:

“It’s not been proven to be any better than what Common Core has to offer,” said Amanda Garrison, a Burke County teacher. “ I am a Common core advocate so I will say that I am against changing our standards for K-8.”

Dear Ms. Garrison, actually yeah – Minnesota does have proof – their test scores.

KEEP READING… AMANDA IS A LOYAL NCAE MEMBER… SEE NCAE’S MARK JEWELL NOTING THAT THE FIX WAS IN FROM THE START… Continue reading

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