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Tag Archives: Craig Horn
It would seem that NC New Schools’ former Director, Tony Habit, feels that the press hasn’t been accurately reporting on the closure of the Bill Gates backed non-profit according to an editorial he has penned at the News and Observer. Continue reading
I’ve written about digital curriculum movement before. There are pros and cons to such a movement.
Do Parents get the full ‘Digital Education’ picture? Continue reading
The Education Legislator?
“Rep. Craig Horn (R-Union) is the education legislator. It’s an odd moniker considering he only moved to the state in 2005, has no education background and didn’t even start out focused on the subject.” Continue reading
How does Rep. Craig Horn define ‘proficiency and rigor’?
According to Horn’s press release yesterday, the definition is tied to how well our state scored on a flawed system (NAEP) that is not benchmarked to international standards and to a manipulated grading system which is being manipulated even further with two separate NCGA bills.
KEEP READING…. IT’S WORSE THAN YOU THINK. Continue reading
School choice advocates, are you paying attention?
House Bill 96, presented by Rep. Larry Hall, represents a clear attack on choice and charter schools in North Carolina.
HB 96 would make “a charter board member or employee who has authority to “maintain or expend funds” be personally and individually liable for all the debts of the charter school.”
KEEP READING… Continue reading
NC Spin is apparently doing a live taping of this event and the line-up including Academic Standards Review Commission Co-Chair, Andre Peek. Also in the mix are Rep. Horn and John Hood of John Locke Foundation, both of whom are involved with BEST NC’s “2020 Vision Initiative”.
Parents who can attend this should do so.
2015 Eggs & Issues Breakfast
Hosted by NC Public Schools Forum
KEEP READING…. Continue reading
Alright, this is going to be a long article. Get your coffee and settle in.
At the News and Observer, the headline reads, “NC education department used Koch-funded group for proposed history lessons”. Take a moment to go read it, but don’t be sipping that coffee when you do. I have to admit, even for News and Observer, this article was a bad joke. I left a comment on the actual article which I am not going to rehash but has important points in it; you can hit that at the bottom of this article.
Narratives are now News….
KEEP READING — There is much, much more. Continue reading