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NC Chamber Has To Get The Last Word On Common Core?

Earlier this week, I published the results of a Freedom of Information Act request that yielded a letter to the Co-Chairs of the Common Core Academic Standards Review Commission (ASRC) from Gary Salamido of the NC Chamber of Commerce.

His letter pushed for revisions that would mirror rebrand states like Florida and Kentucky, while pressing for a particular course of action when it came to the ASRC hearing feedback from parents and teachers.

Co-Chair Tammy Covil answered Mr. Salamido very directly — and I may add, Co-Chair Covil responded extremely accurately and honestly.

Mr. Salamido apparently didn’t like being called on the carpet, and has fired off another letter to the Co-Chairs, this one even more condescending than the first.

KEEP READING… Continue reading

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FOIA: NC Chamber Pushing ASRC To Consider Rebrands Like Florida

A Freedom of Information Act request sent to New Hanover County School System has yielded a letter sent by Gary Salimido of the NC Chamber of Commerce to the Common Core Academic Standards Review Commission (ASRC). The letter from Salamido … Continue reading

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Wake GOP Is Paying Attention, But Is Governor McCrory?

McCrory And Salamido Comments On Common Core Repeal | Lady Liberty 1885 #wakegop http://t.co/pCarPb7qg3 pic.twitter.com/KoAQbO5YFb

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McCrory And Salamido Comments On Common Core Repeal

Yesterday, the North Carolina House passed the conference committee version of SB 812. Within hours, Governor McCrory was out making a statement about how he’ll sign it but it doesn’t change anything. The NC Chamber of Commerce’s Gary Salamido had a similar message. They both talk about this ‘backdoor’ to keep what they like and I’ve addressed this before but will revisit it after we take a look at what was said.

Here’s the relevant bits from the Daily Caller:… KEEP READING…. Continue reading

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