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NC Public School Forum ‘Eggs and Issues’ – Pushing Common Core

Last month the NC Public School Forum hosted an event called ‘Eggs and Issues’, which covered education topics.

NC SPIN did a special taping of the event.

Common Core conversation started around the 22:30 mark…. Continue reading

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NC Public Schools Forum Hosting ‘Key Education Issues’ Breakfast

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.

See below.

2015 Eggs & Issues Breakfast

Hosted by NC Public Schools Forum

KEEP READING…. Continue reading

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Have You Read John Hood’s Latest Education Article?

Have you read John Hood’s latest article on Education?


I didn’t intend to pick a fight with this article, but I guess I might have. I’ll say that this frustration here isn’t rooted in actions by Democrats, but by those considered allies until now.

It is getting very tiresome for conservatives in North Carolina to have a super-majority in this state, yet be constantly fishing knives out of our backs. Continue reading

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All Due Respect, Common Core Has To Go

Of course everyone wants high standards. This is why we oppose Common Core.
“The biggest fallacy of the Common Core standards is that they have been sold to the nation without any evidence that they will accomplish what their boosters claim.” – Diane Ravitch

All due respect to John Locke Foundation’s President, John Hood, but his latest article on Common Core is really a rather depressing pat on the back to the English Language standards and likely setting ablaze the hair of parents like me reading it. The rest of the article kind of hangs on this premise in this paragraph: Continue reading

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