Posted in Congress Education Media NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers

Ellmers cheerleading for No Child Left Behind reauthorization

Tea Party and anti-Common Core activists are up in arms over the proposed Student Success Act (HR 5) under consideration in the Congress.  The legislation basically extends the life of the horrid No Child Left Behind albatross that George W. Bush blessed us with.  …

Posted in Economy Education Moore County NC State Government

A twisted definition of ‘success’

We in Moore County just received news that only THREE of our 22 county schools achieved Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) status under the federal No Child Left Behind Law. … “Every year, I look at the [AYP] results and what’s going on in the classroom,”…