Tag Archives: NC Board Of Education

NC Begins K-8 Common Core Revisions, Seeks Public Input

The Common Core standards are still alive and well in North Carolina and next round of lipstick on the pig is already underway. Continue reading

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Hickory and Newton-Conover Schools Go Beyond Statute, Raise Drop Out Age to 18

At the North Carolina State Board of Education meeting held on October 6th, resolutions were presented by Hickory county schools and Newton-Conover schools regarding the drop out age.

The resolutions raise the drop out age from 16 to 18, thereby making 11th and 12th grades compulsory. Continue reading

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16 Charters Were Approved by the NC Charter Advisory Board, Yet Only 8 Were Voted on

At the August meeting of the State Board of Education, 8 charter school applications were voted on and approved. However, 16 charter schools were approved by the Charter School Advisory Board (CSAB).

CSAB members were angered and the group issued a resolution, requesting the State Board of Education consider each application approved by CSAB in the future. Continue reading

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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

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NC Board Of Ed Still Not Taking Up Common Core Recommendations

A brief update on the state of Common Core in North Carolina — the NC State Board of Education will apparently NOT be taking up the recommendations from the Academic Standards Review Commission (ASRC) during their February meeting.

KEEP READING… THERE’S MORE. Continue reading

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