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In 2014, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) announced their new president-elect.
A year later, with her Presidency coming to an end, Atkinson is now the longest-serving K-12 Educrat in the nation. Atkinson intends to run for state superintendent again, extending her reign. Lucky North Carolina.
Most had suspected that with Common Core bursting into flames that Atkinson would not be entering the race, but yet she has. Glutton for punishment? Control freak? No Golden parachute? Just can’t give up? Who knows. Continue reading
To date, no local media reports on the Common Core standards or the debate in North Carolina surrounding the standards have bothered to mention that NC’s Superintendent is also the President of the CCSSO. This is a clear conflict of interest, yet not a word has been said about it in the press.
Atkinson, as President of the CCSSO, just gave the “State of the States” address…. Continue reading
In yesterday’s article, CCSSO President Questions Testing For Homeschoolers, the question was posed by Dr. Atkinson that perhaps homeschoolers and private schooled children should be taking the same tests as public school children.
Here’s the original tweet:
With choice, should homeschool & private school students have to take the same tests as public school students? If no, why not? #HLR2015
— June Atkinson (@DrJuneAtkinson) January 12, 2015
This question has led to some backlash.
Better watch it, ya’ll. You might be accused of bearing false witness.
KEEP READING… Continue reading