NC Parents: We Have A Bill To Offer Traditional Math. It’s Your Turn To Act.

The North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA) was not fooled by the NC Department of Public Instruction’s (DPI) attempt to make cosmetic changes to Common Core’s high school Integrated math. The NCGA set up a bill that lined up with the findings of the Academic Standards Review Commission (ASRC). The NCGA’s proposed bill  initially replaced the […]

#NCGA Unfooled By Lipstick On The Common Core Pig [Updated]

Legislators at the North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA) are not fooled by the Department of Public Instruction’s (DPI) attempt to put lipstick on a Common Core pig. In committee, the Senate has proposed changing the high school math entirely in a proposed addition to HB 657. The vote on the bill likely won’t happen until next week.  See […]

Will Michigan Pull Off A Common Core Repeal?

As previously reported here at Stop Common Core NC, the Michigan legislature was running bills to repeal Common Core in favor of Massachusetts pre-Common Core standards. The pre-Common Core standards in Massachusetts were largely seen as some of the best in the country and actually superior to Common Core in many ways. It appears the […]

Website Shames Those Attacking Opt Out Teachers and Parents

An anonymously registered website titled, The Educational Wall of Shame, takes aim at administrators who have been attacking the high stakes testing opt out movement. The page has a number of individuals and includes the media outlet, Newsday.  The earliest entry on the page is February 5, 2016. Each ‘offender’  has a link to a quote […]

NC Parents: Have You Given Your Feedback On DPI’s Alleged Common Core Changes?

As previously reported here at StopCommonCoreNC, North Carolina’s Dept. of Public Instruction (DPI) has entered into ‘revisions’ to Common Core’s high school math. Some may know it as Math I, II, III or Integrated math. Documentation: sla1-attachment-1.pdf (Math I) sla1-attachment-2.pdf (Math II) sla1-attachment-3.pdf (Math III) sla1-attachment-4.pdf (Summary) After taking a look at some of the proposed changes, many these […]

Teacher Mocks Common Core: Let’s Get It Over With For $400, Alex

The Washington Free Beacon picked up on a teacher mocking Common Core on Jeopardy last night. Excerpt: A teacher appearing on Jeopardy Thursday mocked a category named after the “Common Core” education initiative during the popular game show’s teachers’ tournament. Host Alex Trebek read off the list of categories to begin Double Jeopardy, the last […]

North Dakota Enters the Common Core ‘Re-write’ Process

The North Dakota Schools Superintendent has issued a press statement notifying of the state’s intent to ‘improve’ and ‘rewrite ‘ their academic standards. The press release notes the new standards will be ‘based on Common Core’. There will be two committees made up of teachers from the state and then three additional committees made up […]

NC DPI Conducting A Common Core Rebrand

In April, NC DPI tipped their hand to these changes at the monthly State Board of Education meeting.  At that meeting, it became clear that the work of the Academic Standards Review Commission’s (ASRC) math group was being utilized in some manner. [Read: ICYMI – NC’s Dept Of Public Instruction Takes ASRC Recommendations As Their Own] […]

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