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Cooper and Johnson Align. Bloomberg Money Well Spent?

The Republican NC Superintendent of Schools has garnered  Democrat Governor Roy Cooper’s approval on something. Continue reading

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Dr. Stotsky: I’ll Review NC DPI Common Core Revisions Pro Bono

Despite what the public has been told, Common Core is still the set of standards being used in North Carolina.

Right now, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is revising the Kindergarten through 8th grade English Language Arts (ELA) standards. Continue reading

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ReMARKable Blow Back On Bloomberg Money In NC Supt Race

It appears I am not the only one unsettled by discovering that there is substantial Bloomberg money in the NC Supt Race.

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More reMARKable Spin – #nced #ncpol

Oh brother.

First it was reMARKable selective editing, now an Alinsky style attack.

Here we go with more reMARKable spin from Teach For America’s Superintendent Candidate, Mark Johnson:

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Some reMARKable Selective Editing – #ncpol #nced

Well it appears that reMARKable Mark Johnson has decided to go negative against Dr. Rosemary Stein in the NC Superintendent’s race.

I received an email from him titled, “Talking Down To Teachers?”.

Get your popcorn.

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Why Is Bloomberg Money In The NC Superintendent Race?

Folks might not realize it, but the NC Superintendent position is up for grabs this election year.

Dr. Atkinson has filed to run again, but there are four other people running as well. This is one of the most crowded Superintendent races in a while, with two Democrats and three Republicans running.

Those running against Atkinson are J. Wesley Sills (R), Henry Pankey (D), Dr. Rosemary Stein (R) and Mark Johnson (R).

One of them is getting money from Mike Bloomberg and Teach for America’s political offshoot organization.
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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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