Lynne Taylor: Have you heard of new positions in your States for Deputy Superintendents? These leaders are appointed solely by your current State Superintendent.
The Raleigh News & Observer published a story yesterday entitled “Common Core backlash casts shadow on future testing in NC.” Sounds dramatic doesn’t it? Basically the North Carolina Legislature threw a monkey wrench in the North Carolina State Board of Education’s plans by not funding the Smarter Balanced Assessments. Those pesky legislators! An excerpt: North […]
The North Carolina Senate included a Common Core provision in their recommended budget released last night. SECTION 9.2.(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of G.S. 115C-174.11(c), the State Board of Education shall report to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee prior to the purchase and implementation of a new assessment instrument to assess student achievement on the […]