testing http://wfae.org en Tests Aligned To Common Core Causing A Stir http://wfae.org/post/tests-aligned-common-core-causing-stir <p align="left">Hundreds of kids across the Carolinas are putting some standardized tests aligned to the Common Core to the test. They’re getting mixed reviews. South Carolina’s School Superintendent wants to prevent the state from using them next year. The jury is still out in North Carolina.</p><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:58:57 +0000 Lisa Miller 49093 at http://wfae.org Tests Aligned To Common Core Causing A Stir Critic Of Charter Schools Speaks At UNCC http://wfae.org/post/critic-charter-schools-speaks-uncc <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A prominent critic of charter schools, standardized testing, and private influence on education spoke at </span>UNC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Charlotte Wednesday evening. </span>UNCC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> paid Diane </span>Ravitch<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> $20,000 to appear at the campus’ McKnight Auditorium in front of about 100 teachers, students, and community activists.</span></p><p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 15:14:27 +0000 Ben Bradford 23705 at http://wfae.org Critic Of Charter Schools Speaks At UNCC