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Late Buses Still Plague Two Months Into The School Year – #WCPSS

From the start of the 2015-16 school year, busing problems have plagued Wake County Schools. Two months into the year, the issues with late buses and buses not running on their assigned schedules continues.

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October NC Common Core Commission Meeting Highlights – #ASRC

On Monday, October 19th, the NC Common Core Commission (or ASRC) had their monthly meeting.

I’d like to thank Kim Fink of Coastal Carolina Taxpayers Association for taking some minutes during the meeting. Those minutes can be viewed in my ASRC Repository.

I live tweeted the first half of the meeting. View my Storify article to see the timeline.

Highlights:

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Wake County Board Clueless In General On Common Core [VIDEO] – #wcpss

In case you missed it, earlier this week in a work session, the Wake County School Board showed just how clueless they are about the status of Common Core in the state.

The News and Observer reported on commentary from that meeting wherein board members defended a set of line item standards and attacked parents who stood up to advocate for their child. Continue reading

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Wake Dems Respond To Barefoot Commissioner Bill: “Un-American”

The Wake Dems are saying it is “Un-American” to make sure a county as large and continually growing as Wake County has adequate representation on the board who holds the purse strings. Is that right, Wake Dems? Increasing representation is “Un-American” Continue reading

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More thoughts on WCPSS’s #Selfiegate

In case you missed it, Wake County Public Schools is considering banning selfies and videos taken by students during the school day.

The Daily Haymaker has a good run down. Go read it.

Daily Haymaker’s article stopped short of addressing the hypocritical and big brotherly comments made by Wake School Board member, Jim Martin.

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Wake School Board Reassignment and New Device Program

Two blips for the radar for parents and taxpayers in Wake County this week.

1. The Wake County School Board has rejected any changes to their controversial reassignment plan, despite very vocal opposition from residents and parents. More at News and Observer Ed section. Money quote:
ā€œIā€™m having problems forcing this change,ā€ said school board member Susan Evans.

Yeah, sure she is. Flashback to September, 2014:

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