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NC’s Version Of Bill Gates Is Backing Jeb ‘Common Core’ Bush. SHOCKER. – #ncpol

File this one under, “well, duh”.

BizJournals is reporting that SAS’s Jim Goodnight, who when it comes to meddling in education is North Carolina’s version of Bill Gates, has dumped a pile of money into Jeb Bush’s campaign.

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SAS’s “Wake Ed Partnership” Rebrands (UPDATED)

News and Observer WakeEd Blog: Wake Education Partnership rebrands itself as ‘WakeEd’


Make room for two WakeEd’s in Wake County, but please don’t confuse the two.

The Wake Education Partnership announced Monday that it’s rebranding itself as “WakeEd.” As loyal readers of this blog know, we’re also called “WakeEd.”

The rebrand is the latest effort by the WakeEd Partnership, which is backed by the business community to boost the Wake County school system, to try to boost its visibility. Throughout its 32-year history, most Wake County residents have said in surveys that they’ve never heard of the non-profit organization.

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Where In The World Is June Atkinson?

State budget negotiations that include items dealing with NC education are looming. Bill Gates’s┬áCommon Core taking heavy fire. Two bills in the NC General Assembly to replace┬áCommon Core. Teachers protesting about their pay, upset with working conditions, struggling with the … Continue reading

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