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#NCGA House Ed Cmte Hears #HB1061

Today at the General Assembly, the House Education committee heard discussion on HB 1061 – Replace Common Core To Meet NC’s Needs. This is a summary of the meeting. To see the tweets I sent out as the meeting occurred, visit my Storify article.
First the good news: It passed through the committee.

#HB1061 moves forward: 27 to 16 motion passes. BILL GOES TO FLOOR! #hb1061 #stopcommoncore #ncga

— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) June 3, 2014

The session opened up with Rep. Holloway giving a brief introduction of what the bill does and doesn’t do. Then an aide read the summary of the bill and it’s sections. One change from the original bill with regards to the commission is that it is now set at 9 members instead of 17. Elected officials have been removed from the mix. I question if that includes Dr. Atkinson. She’s an elected official with a clear conflict of interest as President Elect of one of the DC trade groups that created the standards and her strong bias in favor of Common Core that she makes plain in continual insulting those who oppose it. Continue reading

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NC Common Core Action Alert: Support HB 1061

Common Core Fighters –

On Tuesday June 3rd, the NC General Assembly’s House Education Committee will be considering HB 1061 – Replace Common Core To Meet NC’s Needs. The meeting will be at 10 am, room 643 of the Legislative Office Building.

ACTION ITEM:

Email each Representative BEFORE JUNE 3rd and ask them to support HB 1061 – Replace Common Core To Meet NC’s Needs. Below the sample letter is a list of the email contacts for the House Education Committee.

Sample Suggestion Letter: Continue reading

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NC Common Core Replacement Bill – HB1061

Common Core opposition in North Carolina is seeing light at the end of the tunnel. The bill number has been assigned and it is HB106, “Replace Common Core To Meet NC’s Needs”.

ACTION ITEM:

This bill needs more co-sponsors. We have until 5pm today to get this done. So get on the phone and call your Representative and Senator. Make sure you reference the bill number and name HB106, “Replace Common Core To Meet NC’s Needs”.

Not sure who represents you or don’t have their contact information handy?

Find out who represents you HERE.
Find out HOUSE contact information HERE.
Find out SENATE contact information HERE. Continue reading

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