Tag Archives: Sandra Stotsky

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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Dr. Stotsky: I’ll Review NC DPI Common Core Revisions Pro Bono

Despite what the public has been told, Common Core is still the set of standards being used in North Carolina.

Right now, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is revising the Kindergarten through 8th grade English Language Arts (ELA) standards. Continue reading

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NC ASRC Member Asks If Common Core Needs ‘Overhaul’. Answer Received Cheers and Applause. (Video)

Local media reported that testimony given by former Common Core Validation committee members before the NC Common Core Academic Standards Review Commission indicated that a ‘total rewrite’ was necessary.

As I noted earlier this week, that’s not quite what was said — you can’t simply ‘re-write’ the Common Core. To reinforce what was actually said, I’ve put together a clip from video taken at the meeting.

KEEP READING… SEE THE VIDEO CLIP Continue reading

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VIDEO: NC Common Core March #ASRC Meeting (Updated)

The March meeting of the NC Common Core Academic Standards Review Commission was held yesterday in Raleigh.

A big thank you to Major Dave for shooting video of the sessions and presenters. This is a huge service he has performed for the NC public.

KEEP READING…. SEE THE VIDEOS Continue reading

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The Common Core Weekend Reads – 03-15-15

These are the Common Core Weekend Reads for March 15, 2015.

This is a review of the past week of news on Common Core nationwide and in North Carolina.

Articles are organized by category.

Prior Edition of Weekend Reads: 03-08-15

KEEP READING — COMPLY, CITIZEN! PEARSON IS WATCHING. Continue reading

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