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Pearson Is Everywhere: SC Test Takers Get ‘Retroactive’ Passage on GED

Welcome back to Pearson is Everywhere. Last time, it was noted that the GED ‘recalibrated‘ their passing scores. The ramifications of such a ‘recalibration’ were huge as reported in South Carolina. Post and Courier: When Kerri Dye took the GED last summer, she passed every section of the exam — social studies, science, language arts — […]

Gates Backed Massachusetts “Education Non-Profit” Seeks to Silence Voter Voices

You cannot swing a dead cat these days without hitting a Bill Gates funded “Education Non-Profit” these days. Case in point, what is happening in Massachusetts with their ballot question. The Massachusetts Business Alliance (MBA) recently filed an appeal to block Massachusetts voters from voting on whether or not to keep the controversial Common Core […]

Fourth Project Veritas Common Core Video Exposes Pearson Bid Rigging

In the fourth installment of Project Veritas’s Common Core undercover series brings to light some interesting tidbits about Pearson and the LAUSD (Los Angeles United School District) in California. Much of what was revealed supports what Michelle Malkin had written about the sketchy iPad debacle in LAUSD. Here at StopCommonCoreNC.org, we followed this case and others […]

Pearson Is Everywhere: Lowering the bar for the GED

Welcome back to Pearson is Everywhere, folks. It’s been a while since we had an installment, but this one is big. Pearson, who owns the General Education Development test commonly known as the GED, is lowering the bar.   Via the GED Website: GED Testing Service has recommended a recalibration of the GED® test passing […]

New Mexico Ed Secretary is Now Common Core PARCC Chair

New Mexico’s Education Secretary, Hannah Skandera, has quietly been named the new chair of the PARCC  governing boards.  The PARCC is one of the two Common Core testing consortia. Skandera has replaced Mitchell Chester. Mercedes Schneider caught this change recently, noting there was no formal press release: At some point in November 2015, it seems that New […]

Interesting News: Pearson cutting Workforce

Hidden in the news amongst the explosive Project Veritas videos was an interesting tidbit  from publishing behemoth, Pearson. Pearson is cutting 10% of it’s workforce and those cuts possibly include CEO John Fallon. Mercedes Schneider reported: December 2015 saw Pearson stock at its lowest since 2009. And on January 21, 2016, the Financial Times announced that Pearson would be […]

Project Veritas Common Core Videos Expose Textbook Publishers, Bias

James O’Keefe and Project Veritas began releasing undercover videos last week on the topic of Common Core. In the first two videos, executives from Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt were caught on camera making statement indicating that publishing companies like the one they work for don’t really care about the children, but instead are more interested in how […]

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