Tag Archives: SB 561

What They’re Saying About Education In NC (7/24/15) #NCED

Yes, I’m still on blog vacation, however I have an update on some NC Education issues and an update HB13 (Health assessments).

I’d like to take a moment and apologize if I upset the apple cart with my article the other day. I was particularly hard on Senator Soucek — Sorry about that, but being the voice for ‘we the people’ at times means I have to play bad cop.

Having said that, I might have to play worse cop now, again given what I see restored in HB 13 today. Continue reading

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See the Education Bills That Made It Through #NCGA Crossover Date

Approximately 46 education related bills made it through crossover. This list has all the bills proposed, but the ones in bold are the ones that made it through. Continue reading

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#SB561 Looks Like ‘Read To Achieve’ For College

At first, I was confused by this press release (full text at the bottom) from Senator Barefoot, who sat on the General Assembly’s Common Core Legislative Research Committee.

At first I wondered, how is the General Assembly going to direct community colleges “to develop a program that introduces college developmental mathematics and developmental reading and English courses into high school curriculums during the senior year.” when North Carolina’s K-12 standards (Common Core) are under review for replacement??

KEEP READING…. Continue reading

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