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Just How Much Money Did Shuttered NC Education Non-Profit Receive?

In 2013, the North Carolina General Assembly established the Education and Workforce Innovation Act (EWIA) under House Bill 902 with the purpose of fostering, ” innovation in education that will lead to more students graduating career and college ready.”.

EWIA was included in the 2013 Appropriations Act under section § 115C‑64.11.

EWIA’s mandates included providing millions in grant money to school districts after they completed a lengthy set of application requirements. This program was to be administered by NC New Schools.

How much money did NC New Schools receive and where did it go? 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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Gates Backed Non-Profit Shuts Down In NC

Apparently there is a new vacancy in the education non-profit Potemkin Village.

The ‘education non-profit’, NC New Schools is shutting down according to the News and Observer. Continue reading

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You can’t swing a dead cat these days without hitting a Bill Gates non-profit

You can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a Bill Gates non-profit…
…Or a former NC Department of Public Instruction (DPI) employee working for a Bill Gates backed non-profit. Continue reading

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Bev Perdue Amazed By 2nd Grade Common Core Math

Bev Perdue: Isn’t Common Core great!?!?

Yeah, Bev, great.
Great by how overly convoluted it is and how badly it confuses our kids. I can’t wait to see the kids doing this stuff now hit complex concepts in algebra and geometry and try to make ‘buckets’ to figure it out. Continue reading

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