Tag Archives: Keith Poston

#NCED Updates: Media Attacks Low-Income Student Scholarships, Wake County Still A Hot Mess and SAT ‘Adversity Scores’

In this edition of NC Education Updates: Charlotte Observer attacks low-income student scholarship fund changes, Wake County Public Schools is still a hot mess and what parents and students need to know about The College Board’s new “adversity scores.” Continue reading

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NC Public School Forum Head Doubles Down On Stupid

What color is the sky in Keith Poston’s echo chamber? We may never know. Continue reading

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NC Public School Forum’s Leader Shows His True Colors And It’s Not Pretty

Over the weekend, I spotted a nasty series of comments from the NC Public School Forum’s leader, Keith Poston, in an article by WBTV about a township charter school bill. I received a response that I’d have expected from my rising Second Grader.
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Public School Forum Announces 2016 “Issues”

The Public School Forum of NC (PSFNC) held their second annual “Eggs and Issues” forum last week. NCSPIN was there, but the video isn’t available yet.

Yes, there were actually eggs (and bacon!) served. The event was held at the crack of dawn, in the middle of the week at Marbles Kids museum downtown again. This made it impossible for a parent to attend but perfect for business people. That’s by design I suspect.

At the forum, the president and executive director. Keith Poston. announced the top ten “issues” that PSFNC will focus on in 2016.

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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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More Proof Moms Are Wiping the Floor with Policy Wonks

Today, the PR firm, EducationNC, has an article by Public Schools Forum NC’s Keith Poston.

It is a rather long post, littered with inflammatory rhetoric aimed at Common Core opposition. The entire piece is based on the false assumption Common Core are higher standards.

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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

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