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- Lawsuit settlement in case involving Gaston teacher accused of student abuse
- Robeson substitute arrested on child abuse, strangulation charges
- Cabarrus teacher license revoked following 2022 arrest
- Nash County schools employee charged with sex crimes involving students
- Franklin County schools sub charged with sex crimes
- Lenoir teacher charged after video showed her beating students with cord
- Wake County assistant principal charged with DWI
- Guilford high school teacher arrested for statutory rape, indecent liberties (UPDATED)
- Union County teaching assistant arrested on multiple sex crimes
- CMS employee arrested on indecent liberties, kidnapping charges
Tag Archives: KEA
#NCED Updates: USED takes on sexual assault in K-12, CMS’ illegal survey, Guilford busing and more
This installment of NCED Updates includes the U.S Dept. of Education investigating sexual assault in K-12, local Quiet Epidemic updates and news from the State Board of Education. Also, Policy Watch gets per-pupil spending wrong, more on Guilford busing kids to the polls, CMS’s lawbreaking survey and Leandro updates. Continue reading
Posted in A.P. Dillon (LL1885), EDUCATION, Higher Ed, NC Ed Updates, Quiet Epidemic Tagged CMS, KEA, Leandro, NC State Board Of Education, Quiet Epidemic, school to prison pipeline, Voting Comments Off on #NCED Updates: USED takes on sexual assault in K-12, CMS’ illegal survey, Guilford busing and more
NC State Board Of Ed Meeting Slated for August 3-4
The next North Carolina State Board of Education (NCSBE) meeting is slated for August third and fourth. The agenda for the upcoming meeting can be found on the NCSBE website under the ‘meetings’ tab.
The NCSBE meetings are live streamed for those who cannot attend in person. Whose wishing to listen in will need to download RealPlayer if they do not already have it on their device.
Nowhere in the two-day agenda is the revision of Common Core math for High school or Elementary and middle school grades mentioned.
See some of the highlights…. Continue reading
Posted in A.P. Dillon (LL1885), Charter Schools, EDUCATION, NC Board Of Education Tagged KEA, NC Board Of Education, NC New Schools Comments Off on NC State Board Of Ed Meeting Slated for August 3-4
Contract for KEA Still Including All 5 Domains
In the March contracts update at the State Board of Education meeting, the first contract on the list is for the KEA — Kindergarten Entry Assessment.
DPI scaled back the implementation of all five domains, but from the looks of it, DPI is back on track to implement all five domains at some point anyway. But what is concerning is that the contract now mentions “writing learning progressions for eight domains”. Continue reading
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KEA Pilot Cost: $511,360
The Kindergarten Entry Assessment pilot conducted in half of North Carolina’s elementary schools in the 2014-15 school year apparently cost $511,360.
KEEP READING… Continue reading
Posted in Common Core, NC DPI Tagged Data collection, KEA 2 Comments
See What $69,157,850 In Education Contracts Buys For NC
Next week is the NC State Board of Education’s monthly meeting. It’s going to be an expensive one. John Locke Foundation’s Lindalyn Kakadelis has noted that at this Board meeting, contracts totaling $69,157,850 are on the agenda. Go read it and … Continue reading
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What They’re Saying About Education In NC (7/24/15) #NCED
Yes, I’m still on blog vacation, however I have an update on some NC Education issues and an update HB13 (Health assessments).
I’d like to take a moment and apologize if I upset the apple cart with my article the other day. I was particularly hard on Senator Soucek — Sorry about that, but being the voice for ‘we the people’ at times means I have to play bad cop.
Having said that, I might have to play worse cop now, again given what I see restored in HB 13 today. Continue reading
Posted in A.P. Dillon (LL1885), EDUCATION, NCGA, School Choice, Wake County School Board Tagged HB 13, KEA, WBOC, WCPSS 5 Comments
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