Will The Senate Stab The Nation’s Parents In The Back Again? #StopJohnKing

Tomorrow, March 14th,  the Senate will hold the confirmation vote to for acting Secretary of Education, John King. Will the Senate stab the nation’s parents in the back again like they did passing ESSA? We’ll see. Senator Alexander needs to have his way with this vote because King arguably lines up with everything Alexander has […]

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Acting Ed Secretary’s Nomination Hearing Full of Softballs

When Secretary Arne Duncan left, King was made the acting Secretary. This past week, Obama’s nomination of John King for Secretary of Education had a hearing. The hearing was nothing short of a total love-fest filled with softball questions from Sen. Lamar Alexander. In some portions, Alexander nearly testifies for King. The video of the […]

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NC State Board of Ed To Hear Common Core Recommendations

Next Wednesday and Thursday is when the North Carolina State Board of Education will hold their monthly meeting. The recommendations  from the Academic Standards Review Commission (ASRC) that were passed in December will finally be discussed at Wednesday’s meeting.  The recommendations were handed off to the Student Learning and Achievement committee, which has two members: […]

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