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The North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) has been waging a relatively non-stop campaign against the General Assembly for ‘higher teacher pay’. Meanwhile, it seems the NCAE doesn’t compensate their own employees adequately according to a petition aimed at the … Continue reading
Folks in North Carolina know how Google challenged our media are. Friday’s reporting on the NC Common Core Commission was no exception.
Several outlets cited ‘Teacher Amanda Garrison’ as relieved that Common Core was ‘saved’ and at least one had video of her inaccurately disparaging the Minnesota math standards.
Quote from WNCN:
“It’s not been proven to be any better than what Common Core has to offer,” said Amanda Garrison, a Burke County teacher. “ I am a Common core advocate so I will say that I am against changing our standards for K-8.”
Dear Ms. Garrison, actually yeah – Minnesota does have proof – their test scores.
KEEP READING… AMANDA IS A LOYAL NCAE MEMBER… SEE NCAE’S MARK JEWELL NOTING THAT THE FIX WAS IN FROM THE START… Continue reading
A quick round up of education related news in the state of North Carolina and beyond.
Highlights: Teacher pay stats, School choice narratives begin, Congress Passes ESSA to see what is in it, Not A homeschool updates, Higher Ed salaries revealed.
Also a BIG story -NCAE ‘refused’ to give info to NC State Auditor.
Reminders: FINAL Common Core Meeting is DECEMBER 18th.
ACTION: ACTION ALERT: CONTACT THE NC BOARD OF ED – #StopCommonCore
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