Common Core Coverage
State official used database of parent contact info to send criticized texts, emails
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson ran a text message that he blasted out to more than half a million parents and educators by a campaign adviser first, who edited the language.
NC schools superintendent texted a half million parents and teachers to get feedback on Common Core
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson used a state database of parent and teacher cellphones to send out a survey Tuesday on a key issue in his campaign to become lieutenant governor: Common Core standards.
State school board OKs new standards for reading, math
North Carolina is part of a 48-state consortium that is working toward developing and adopting a common set of K-12 standards in math and English.