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NCED Updates: New Hanover Predators, Istation, Common Core, Leandro, NCAE & Elections

This edition of NCED Updates will cover a lot of ground from New Hanover County Public Schools predator problem to Istation updates, Common Core, Leandro, the NCAE and upcoming elections. This edition kicks off with national headlines and a disturbing attack on school choice in Florida. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Leandro Order and NCAE strike plans fizzle

In this installment of NCED updates: The latest on the Leandro consent order, the NCAE’s strike scheme fizzled out (for now) and a variety of headlines. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Leandro, Istation, Help the MVP Math Dad, and headlines

Updates on the Leandro report by WestEd, the Istation reading assessment tool case and some headlines from around the state. 
Also, please consider donating to the legal fund for the Wake County dad who fought for students against MVP Math. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Leandro Report and DIT rules on reading assessment tool

This edition of NCED updates includes the release of the highly anticipated Leandro report by WestEd and the Dept. of Information Technology (DIT) has ruled on the contract complaint about the new reading assessment tool, Istation.
On the national front, The College Board is being sued for illegally selling student data to third parties. Continue reading

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NC Education Updates – Leandro, Read to Achieve, a Resignation and an Award

Here are some quick North Carolina Education updates you might have missed.Here are some quick North Carolina Education updates you might have missed.
Leandro update, more money thrown at Read To Achieve, a big resignation at the State Board of Education and a Common Core peddler gets an award. Continue reading

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Roy Cooper’s Education Commission: Unelected, Partisan Shadow Group

Cooper’s Latest Stunt? A Partisan, Shadow Education Commission.
Back in July, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced the formation an education commission entitled, the Governor’s Commission on Access to Sound Basic Education. Parents are once again missing from the discussion. Continue reading

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Is It Time To #OptOut In North Carolina?

In New York, 190,836 students opted out of the state’s Common Core ELA aligned test.

The Opt Out rate at Nathan Hale High school in Seattle, Washington for the SBAC test was 100%.
The entire 11th grade glass didn’t show up.

There is test dumping going on In Jeb Bush’s Florida. Miami-Dade, which is the fourth largest school district in the nation, has just announced cutting the state assessments to the bone, including end of grade assessments or EOG’s in elementary schools.

So where is North Carolina in the Opt Out Movement? Do Parents know the EOG is Common Core aligned?

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