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Will NC Common Core Commission FINALLY Get Their Funding?

Earlier this week, SB 14 finally passed the House and with it the $275k in operating funding for the Academic Standards Review Commission. The House  vote was 116 ayes to 1 nay. It was ordered engrossed by the House, but bill’s more recent status updates show a special message to the Senate for concurrence (see below). 03/03/2015 House […]

NC TEXTBOOK COMMISSION MEETING TODAY

The next NC Textbook commission meeting has been scheduled for TODAY, March 4th.    NC Textbook Commission The NC Textbook Commission will meet tomorrow, March 4, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., in Room 544, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh. Members will focus on planning for the evaluation of the science textbook submissions on […]

Public School Forum Declares the Book Closed on Common Core, Whistles past Many Shortcomings

This piece first appeared on the Civitas Institute web site. In his article “Maintaining rigor and listening to teachers in the debate over academic standards,” Keith Poston argues against revisions to the current Common Core standards and the importance of ensuring teachers have a voice in this discussion. In a two-part response, I argue, in […]

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