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Revisions to NC Common Core Math Standards Cosmetic Only

Earlier this month, the North Carolina State Board of Education voted on and passed the revisions made by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to the Common Core Math Standards.

The fears that DPI’s changes were actually going to be nothing substantial have been proven correct.  Continue reading

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NC DPI Touts ‘Approved’ English Language Arts Standards, Leaves Out Parents.

Once again, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction shows parents exactly where they fit into their child’s education: NOWHERE.

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Will latest NC Common Core Math Revisions be just a New Shade of Lipstick on a Pig? Probably.

It’s likely that the vast majority of North Carolinians are unaware that the NC Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI) has been revising the education standards for the state.
Will this be just a new shade of lipstick on the Common Core pig? Probably.  Continue reading

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