Tag Archives: Community College

What They’re Saying About Education In NC (8/19/15) – #NCED

Some quick hits this week in education news from around North Carolina.
-Career and College Ready Graduates
-NC Media Suddenly Notices Common Core Commission
-Free and Reduced Lunch Eligibility
-John Locke Foundation Event hosts BESTNC
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NC Community College System President Testifies In Favor Of Obama’s “Free” Tuition Idea

On August 5th, North Carolina Community College System President, Scott Ralls, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.

The content of his testimony, from the title of the written statement, centered on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. What his testimony was actually about was something else. Continue reading

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Pearson Is Everywhere: Digging ‘Free’ Community College

Welcome back to Pearson Is Everywhere!

Last time we looked at how Pearson has gotten fat in the State of North Carolina.

Today, we see how excited Pearson is about President Obama’s “free community college proposal.

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#DM7 Article: Fair Share 2015: Ripping Off The Middle Class

This is a reposting of my weekly Da Tech Guy column,  Fair Share 2015: Ripping Off The Middle Class.   By A.P. Dillon Since Obama took office, he’s harped on wealthy Americans needing to pay “their fair share“.  Millionaires need to pay up. Get … Continue reading

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