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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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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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What @WRAL Doesn’t Tell You: Two Thirds Spoke In Opposition to Common Core

There’s a gap in the media coverage on the Common Core hearing held today at the NC General Assembly:

MT @LadyLiberty1885: Public rips #CommonCore — 2/3 opposed, @WRAL reports more on who likes it. http://t.co/vFq74QQenq #stopcommoncore

— Pete Kaliner (@PeteKaliner) March 20, 2014

WRAL did a bang up job taking the bulk of quotes from the minority, but well funded, side of the house. Continue reading

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The Read To Achieve Debacle

Kristin Blair at Carolina Journal has an article up this morning that points out the issues that have come along with Sen. Berger’s Read To Achieve law. There has been mass confusion on the new law, it’s roll out (which DPI was partly responsible for by the way) and complaints from educators that the reading passages contained in it are not appropriate for 3rd graders. Continue reading

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