Tag Archives: SAT

The College Board’s Elitist Roots

The College Board recently rolled out its ‘Adversity score’ system which is a score being sent to colleges without the consent of the test taker and of which is made up of 15 metrics chosen by The College Board from sources they won’t disclose. 

This level of elitist ‘we know what’s best for you’ activity from The College Board shouldn’t surprise anyone given the organization’s history is rooted in elitism. Continue reading

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NC 2018 SAT Scores Rise Slightly Over Previous Year

North Carolina SAT exam participation rate and scores for 2018 graduates rose slightly over the previous year’s scores according to the latest results released by the College Board last week. Continue reading

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Fed Lawsuit: Yes, ACT and College Board Can Sell Your Child’s Data

Yesterday, the news broke that the ACT and College Board had won a federal suit filed against them.

Yes, we can sell you kid’s data to third parties.. @michellemalkin @instapundit @manateespirit https://t.co/kUxYFB4W5I

— A.P. Dillon – LL1885 (@LadyLiberty1885) November 20, 2015

ACT and the College Board won. The kids and parents of America lost. Continue reading

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What They’re Saying About Education In NC (9/18/15) – #NCed

Some quick hits on Education in North Carolina.

Reminder: The next Common Core commission meeting is Monday, the 21st.
Related Common Core reading: Former USED Official on RTTT: “We forced alignment among the top three education leaders in each participating state …” Continue reading

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A Look at NC’s 2015 SAT Scores – #NCED

North Carolina’s ACT scores were ‘stagnant‘ and in the area of minority student scores, the ACT scores showed drops. Now, the SAT scores for NC are out and they resemble results we saw with the ACT. One has to ask, how our … Continue reading

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WI Legislators Using Pro-Core Excuses

So, this past week, Scott Walker called for the Wisconsin legislature to repeal Common Core. It was a straightforward request. The answers he’s getting back are less straightforward. In fact, we’re seeing pro-Core talking point parroting going on. See if these excuses sound familiar: Continue reading

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Common Core Repeal Bill Placed On Calendar 7-10-14

The Common Core bill that was placed in a conference committee has been placed on the Senate calendar for Thursday, July 10th.
It would appear the final version scraps the substitute put in place by the House. That substitute replaced the language of SB 812 with that of HB 1061. The letter from the conference committee states, “Delete the entire House Committee Substitute Favorable 6/23/14, Fifth edition engrossed 6/23/14 and substitute the attached Proposed Conference Committee Substitute S812-PCCS35584-TL-3.”
Boiled down, we are back to the language of SB 812.

Latest version: S812-PCCS35584-CSTL-3
Conference Committee letter: S812-CR-NBC-676
Highlights: Continue reading

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