Common Core and the SBA: For this “From the File” Tuesday, I have a ‘hum-dinger’ for you. The SBA (as in the ‘Small Business Administration’) has been supporting Common Core. How do I know? A Oct. 2014 National Summit. The Summit: Titled the “National Summit of Middle Market Funds” (see: https://www.sba.gov/content/national-summit-middle-market-funds),Continue Reading

Common Core Warriors, listen up! An exciting opportunity awaits you. “Prevent Common Core” (website, Facebook, and Twitter) is looking for dedicated writers who want to help spread the word about why the Core has GOT to go! (website: http://preventcommoncore.com/) I’ve been honored to be a part of the writing trio forContinue Reading

“Want to implement a seamless pre-K through college educational pathway? Drive education and training off business needs? Address skills gaps? Package workforce board and community college offerings to help businesses hire “right-fit” employees?” The above quote is from a workforce collaboration between the NC Dept. of Public Instruction, private corporations and NC Community Colleges. “Key partnerships” isContinue Reading