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“I was embarrassed and ashamed for the way Dr. Scheick was being treated” – #ASRC

Some spectators at the final NC Common Core Commission meeting took notice when commission member Jeannie Metcalf got up, walked out and did not return.

Her departure was right after the first vote on the first set of math recommendations. Some of us in the gallery surmised that she left because of Dr. Scheik being given the third degree in a rather ugly and purpose driven way. We were right.

I asked Mrs. Metcalf what happened and if her leaving was due to what happened to Dr. Scheik during the math recommendations portion of the meeting. This was her response:

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Common Core Commission Blasted By Citizen After Final Meeting – #ASRC

As I wrote earlier, the NC Academic Standards Review Commission cannibalized one of their own in yesterday’s final meeting.

One citizen fired off a letter to the commission, sarcastically blasting them for the turn of events that took place.

Here’s the letter:

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NC Common Core Commission Turns Cannibal; Scuttles Math Recommendations – #ASRC

Yesterday was the 15th and final meeting of the Academic Standards Review Commission (ASRC). The general consensus going in was that the ASRC knew the math was pretty bad and needed to be replaced. The English Language Arts (ELA) was also deficient in many areas and needed fixing.

Backing up for a moment, it is important to know that various pro-Common Core groups, including WakeEd Partnership, NCAE, SAS, NC Chamber of Commerce, BEST NC, have been attacking the ASRC in the media. In particular, these groups took aim at the proposed recommendations in math.

Jump ahead now to yesterday’s meeting you might be expecting to hear that after 15 months the ASRC put forth their recommendations and they passed them in a vote. However, that’s not what happened.

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