J.R Wilson addresses a number of issues related to the situation in Wake County, NC where the school district adopted the Mathematics Vision Project (MVP).
Lynne Taylor: Have you heard of new positions in your States for Deputy Superintendents? These leaders are appointed solely by your current State Superintendent.
In their “Future of Learning” series The Hechinger Report takes a look at a fourth-grade math classroom using “mastery-based learning.” The future is bleak.
Anti-Common Core candidates saw several victories in Governor races, state school chief races, school board races, and in state legislatures.
The North Carolina Common Core Review Commission in their final recommendations made modest changes which is not what Common Core opposition is looking for.
We wanted to provide a complete list in one location of all the states that have pulled out of either Smarter Balanced
The Raleigh News & Observer published a story yesterday entitled “Common Core backlash casts shadow on future testing in NC.” Sounds dramatic
Ann Doss Helms is a reporter for the Charlotte Observer and she is following the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board retreat. Two of her
Teachers from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools get their “groove on” (but not in a good way). [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8cjwJ0PukE&w=560&h=315]
According to the NC Department of Public Instruction, Information for implementing the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics is the focus of