Tag Archives: June Atkinson

Here Come The Election Year Op Eds – #StuffAtkinsonSays

Over at EducationNC, Superintendent Atkinson has an Op Ed telling us what her vision of the future of education is in the year 2025. @DrJuneAtkinson tells us what the future of Ed looks like. #CommonCore nowhere in it so why … Continue reading

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The Word “Misunderstanding” Redefined By Supt. Atkinson?

If you’ve been following my series on Superintendent Atkinson being questioned about funds for the Excellent Public Schools Act being diverted into shifting personnel around, well, we have an update.

Dr. Atkinson has redefined “Misunderstanding”. Continue reading

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Hey Parents, Remember the DPI Common Core Surveys?

Hey, Parents… Remember the Common Core ‘survey’ that NC DPI put out for the Academic Standards Review Commission (ASRC)?

WELL.. We weren’t the only ones treated to a steaming pile of Common Core nonsense.

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Not a “Top 10” That NC Should Want To Be In For Education

The Bluegrass Institute has an interesting list of how deep each state is into the federal funding trough.
NC was in the top ten… Not Good.

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Senate Wants Atkinson’s Documentation On DPI Budget Cuts [UPDATED]

Last month, I wrote about the little bombshell Superintendent Atkinson dropped that no one seemed to really pick up on other than Alex Granados at EducationNC.
In a nutshell, Atkinson took jobs from DPI that should have been in the ordered budget cuts and shifted them to the budget of a new program.

The Senate is calling her out on it.

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10% Pay Increase For All Teachers! – #StuffAtkinsonSays

Last week, Dr. Atkinson jump started her relection campaign with a speech in front of the legislature’s House Select Committee on Education.

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A Look At The NC Superintendent Race

With all the air being sucked out of the room by the 2016 Presidential race, some key state races have not had enough of a spotlight on them. Case in point, the North Carolina Superintendent race.

This race is quite crowded, with five people in the running including the current Superintendent, June Atkinson. The race includes two Democrats and three Republicans.

Aside from Superintendent Atkinson, the candidates are Henry Pankey, Mark Johnson, J. Wesley Sills and Dr. Rosemary Stein. Of those running, it is iteresting to note that only one challenger is female – Dr. Rosemary Stein. We’ll get to know more about Dr. Stein in a bit, first, some background on the other candidates.

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