Tag Archives: NCDPI

NC State Board of Ed hold on Social Studies changes, will include Social Justice and Racial Issue

At the monthly State Board of Education meeting on July 8, the board postponed a vote on alterations to the state’s social studies standards to add more content on “hard truths” about slavery, racism in addition to current changes which will include “perspectives of racial, ethnic, gender, and identity minority groups.” Continue reading

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2018-19 school scores show slight increases, state testing mostly stagnant or falling

School accountability and test results for 2018-19 were released earlier this month.
School A-F grades showed an increase in the number of low performing schools while End of Grade (EOG) and End of Course (EOC) were yet again mainly stagnant or falling. Continue reading

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Powerschool Glitch Messes With NC Grades (Shocker)

For years I’ve chronicled how PowerSchool is the gift curse that just keeps on giving – everything from hacks to outages to the $7 million a year cost.

The latest gift is a glitch that has potentially messed with grades for students all over the state. Continue reading

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NC Supt. Picks Former Charter Headmaster as Chief of Staff

North Carolina Superintendent Mark Johnson has chosen the former headmaster of a top-ranked North Carolina public charter school to be his chief of staff. Continue reading

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2017-18 NC EOG Scores Are Out

The 2017-18 North Carolina school grades, EOG scores, and other related testing data have been published by the Department of Public Instruction.

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Revisions to NC Common Core Math Standards Cosmetic Only

Earlier this month, the North Carolina State Board of Education voted on and passed the revisions made by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to the Common Core Math Standards.

The fears that DPI’s changes were actually going to be nothing substantial have been proven correct.  Continue reading

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NC DPI Touts ‘Approved’ English Language Arts Standards, Leaves Out Parents.

Once again, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction shows parents exactly where they fit into their child’s education: NOWHERE.

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