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NC Chamber Misleads on #HB657, Seeks to Deny Choice to NC Students – #NCGA

“The business community’s input and needs were heard and clearly addressed in the high school math standards approved by the State Board.”
– NC Chamber of Commerce 6/14/16

The business community’s needs and input are far more important than that of parents and students. Continue reading

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Chamber Watch: Out – Bashing Parents, In – Bashing Experts

Chamber Watch: Keeping an eye on the Chambers of Commerce Core

Today’s Article: Common Core Critic Flunks Core Test

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Mr. Peterson doth spew ideological blather too much.

Did you get that? The American Principles Project is “ultra-right’wing”.
This characterization is meant to silence the debate before it begins by injecting political bias claims.

Bottom line, the new narrative is to continue politicizing the standards and undermine experts who speak out against Common Core. Shorter: smear the messenger.

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Chamber Watch: High Achievement NY Coalition

Chamber Watch: Keeping an eye on the Chambers of Commerce Core Today’s Article: Coalition Supports Common Core Related Read:  High Achievement NY: Common Core Must Work Because We Don’t Want to Face Arne   “BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – With the Common Core … Continue reading

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Chamber Watch: US Chamber’s ‘Leaders and Laggards’

Chamber Watch: Keeping an eye on the Chambers of Commerce Core

Today’s Article: Chamber Of Commerce Grades States On Education (Focus on 2 and 4 year colleges)

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Chamber Watch: Dayton Area Chamber Of Commerce

Chamber Watch: Keeping an eye on the Chambers of Commerce Core

Today’s Article: Ohio GOP allies back the Common Core
Sub-headline: “Businesses say they need to be sure they’re getting workers with strong academic training”

Note: there is audio embedded in Today’s Article.

Excerpt:

Business and education groups will be in Columbus this week to defend the state’s Common Core curriculum in Statehouse hearings. H.B. 597 would repeal the K through 12 education standards….

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“The event is for Chamber of Commerce members only”

If you live in Holly Springs, there’s a meeting about your kids education but you’re not invited. It’s for the Chamber of Commerce members only. Via News and Observer:

Local and state officials – including state Rep. Paul “Skip” Stam and Wake County school board member Susan Evans – will participate in a panel discussion at 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Holly Springs Cultural Center.

The speakers will talk about capped schools, new school construction, Common Core standards and achievements at local schools.

“We’re trying to make sure the business community in Holly Springs is aware of developments, because it affects them,” said Tom Wyrick, owner of Whizard Academy in Cary and Holly Springs, who helped organize the event. Continue reading

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Chamber Watch: Common Core Is A Top CoC Priority

Chamber Watch: Keeping an eye on the Chambers of Commerce Core

Today’s Article: Why Don’t Republicans Respond To Border Crisis? – People Want To Know Why The “GOP” Does Nothing To Stop The Illegal Alien Madness… We’ll Explain

Hat Tip To Missouri Education WatchDog for this article.
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