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“The Great and Powerful Oz has spoken”

The headline on the lead editorial in this morning’s Charlotte Observer (June 11, 2013) almost made me laugh out loud because it sounded so much like the Wizard of Oz telling people to ignore what is happening behind the curtain. … Continue reading

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If all I knew about Common Core came from reading the papers

If all I knew about Common Core came from reading the papers, or even magazines, I might believe it was a good idea. If I had not had direct contact with former Governor Jim Hunt’s team for many years, I … Continue reading

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