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- Lawsuit settlement in case involving Gaston teacher accused of student abuse
- Robeson substitute arrested on child abuse, strangulation charges
- Cabarrus teacher license revoked following 2022 arrest
- Nash County schools employee charged with sex crimes involving students
- Franklin County schools sub charged with sex crimes
- Lenoir teacher charged after video showed her beating students with cord
- Wake County assistant principal charged with DWI
- Guilford high school teacher arrested for statutory rape, indecent liberties (UPDATED)
- Union County teaching assistant arrested on multiple sex crimes
- CMS employee arrested on indecent liberties, kidnapping charges
Tag Archives: SBAC
Gates Foundation Props Up Common Core Testing Consortia
The two testing consortia associated with Common Core are still alive in part thanks to new management and a huge grant from Common Core’s largest funder, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Continue reading
Posted in Common Core, Testing Tagged Bill Gates, PARCC, SBAC Comments Off on Gates Foundation Props Up Common Core Testing Consortia
A #CCSSO President’s Term Coming To A Close
In 2014, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) announced their new president-elect.
A year later, with her Presidency coming to an end, Atkinson is now the longest-serving K-12 Educrat in the nation. Atkinson intends to run for state superintendent again, extending her reign. Lucky North Carolina.
Most had suspected that with Common Core bursting into flames that Atkinson would not be entering the race, but yet she has. Glutton for punishment? Control freak? No Golden parachute? Just can’t give up? Who knows. Continue reading
Posted in A.P. Dillon (LL1885), Common Core, June Atkinson Tagged CCSSO, Common Core, SBAC Comments Off on A #CCSSO President’s Term Coming To A Close
Pearson Is Everywhere: Spying and Student Data Privacy Edition
Welcome back to Pearson Is Everywhere!
Last time we looked at Pearson being selected to create the PISA 2018 tests.
Today, we’ll be checking out how Pearson is spying on students using social media and Pearson’s claims about student data privacy in Colorado. Continue reading
Posted in A.P. Dillon (LL1885), Common Core, Testing Tagged PARCC, Pearson, Pearson is Everywhere, SBAC 3 Comments
#DM7 Article: The Smarter Balanced Connections
This is a reposting of my weekly Da Tech Guy column: The Smarter Balanced Connection Continue reading
Posted in EDUCATION Tagged SBAC 4 Comments
North Carolina’s SBAC ‘Status’ Change
In case you missed it, at some point, North Carolina went from being a ‘Governing’ state to an ‘Affiliate’ state in the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC).
When and why this happened depends on who you ask.
KEEP READING… Continue reading
Posted in A.P. Dillon (LL1885), Common Core, EDUCATION, NC DPI, Testing Tagged North Carolina, SBAC 4 Comments
Jeb Quits Saying ‘Common Core’. Hopes Parents Forget?
Jeb Bush and his Foundation for Excellence in Education have been one of the loudest proponents on Common Core.
Now Bush is running for president, headed to Iowa soon and he’s going silent on Common Core. Hoping voters forget? Not gonna happen.
KEEP READING…. Continue reading
Posted in Common Core, ELECTIONS Tagged Election 2016, Jeb Bush, PARCC, SBAC 1 Comment
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