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#NCED Updates – 3 SBE Resignations, 2 Out At DPI & Durham tries to Deplatform Charter Schools

There was a lot of big news in NC Education last week. Three members of the State Board of Education tendered resignations, while two employees at the Department of Public Instruction ‘left’.  Also, the radical Durham City Council tried out a test case for deplatforming school choice in their district and much more. Continue reading

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Cooper Board of Education Picks Deserve Scrutiny

Earlier this month, Governor Cooper announced his three picks for the state’s Board of Education were Reginald Kenan, John (J.B.) Buxton, and Sandra Byrd. All three appointment picks to the State Board of Education must be confirmed by the legislature. All three deserve serious scrutiny. Continue reading

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Opinion: A.P. Dillon – Outside Review of Revisions to Common Core Happen Anyway

To Review or Not To Review? The question of having an outside party review changes made to the Common Core Standards in NC has sparked theatrics and various tantrums from Educrats across the state.  Continue reading

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Graduation Rates Get Scrutiny At NC State Board of Ed Retreat – #nced

In a report by Alex Granados at Education NC, video is included on a back and forth over graduation rates. Board member Collins questions that rate when you take into account low college ready proficiency rates.

Putting the question bluntly, what is the true or effective graduation rate when you take into account career and college readiness? Continue reading

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See My Latest At Civitas — Update On Common Core In NC

My latest is up over at Civitas — Legislators Demand Action Against Common Core. Continue reading

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The Backstory On Those “Student Perception Surveys” – #NCed

Earlier this month, I wrote about another one of NC DPI’s bad ideas — the “student perception survey”.

I’ve traced them back to their origin — and it’s not the State Board of Education.

KEEP READING… Continue reading

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Common Core Is Not Gone From NC, Folks.

In case you missed it, the Academic Standards Review Commission who met for 15 months decided to take a dive. Several of the members went cannibal on poor Dr. Scheick and as a result, killed the math recommendations. The vanilla … Continue reading

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