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These have not been good weeks for anyone who watches the landscape of public education.
These have not been good weeks for anyone who watches the landscape of public education.
 
What we are doing in public education isn’t working for many of North Carolina’s children.
What we are doing in public education isn’t working for many of North Carolina’s children.
 
One of the most significant documents in N.C. public education is being kept under lock and key.
One of the most significant documents in N.C. public education is being kept under lock and key.
 
The recent skirmish between the State Board of Education and Superintendent for Public Instruction is yet another reminder of the longstanding debate about just who is in charge of public education in our state.
The recent skirmish between the State Board of Education and Superintendent for Public Instruction is yet another reminder of the longstanding debate about just who is in charge of public education in our state.
 
Joined by dozens of public school teachers and health care professionals and advocates, Governor Roy Cooper today spoke about his veto of the budget passed this week by the legislature.
Joined by dozens of public school teachers and health care professionals and advocates, Governor Roy Cooper today spoke about his veto of the budget passed this week by the legislature.
 
The education establishment and their left-wing political allies frequently condemn companies that are contracted to operate public charter schools
The education establishment and their left-wing political allies frequently condemn companies that are contracted to operate public charter schools
 
In a letter, Governor Roy Cooper urged Republican legislators to use recently announced surplus revenue to invest in public education and health care in the 2019 – 2021 state budget.
In a letter, Governor Roy Cooper urged Republican legislators to use recently announced surplus revenue to invest in public education and health care in the 2019 – 2021 state budget.
 
Gov. Roy Cooper proposed a $25.2 billion General Fund budget for 2019-20 that would increase spending by more than $1.3 billion over the current fiscal year
Gov. Roy Cooper proposed a $25.2 billion General Fund budget for 2019-20 that would increase spending by more than $1.3 billion over the current fiscal year
 
Gov. Roy Cooper's $25.2 billion budget proposal would add nearly $1.3 billion in new spending over last year - an increase of 5.4 percent
Gov. Roy Cooper's $25.2 billion budget proposal would add nearly $1.3 billion in new spending over last year - an increase of 5.4 percent
 
Governor Roy Cooper today released his recommended budget for 2019-2021, Investments for a Determined North Carolina
Governor Roy Cooper today released his recommended budget for 2019-2021, Investments for a Determined North Carolina
 
In any human enterprise as complex, varied, and challenging as education, we shouldn't expect a great deal of consensus, much less unanimity
In any human enterprise as complex, varied, and challenging as education, we shouldn't expect a great deal of consensus, much less unanimity
 
Below is a statement the Association sent to statewide media today indicating support for Speaker Moore's public education bond proposal. You will soon receive the proposed 2018-19 NCACC legislative goals package, which includes a goal in support of increased education funding.
Below is a statement the Association sent to statewide media today indicating support for Speaker Moore's public education bond proposal. You will soon receive the proposed 2018-19 NCACC legislative goals package, which includes a goal in support of increased education funding.
 
According to data recently released by the N.C. Division of Non-Public Education, an estimated 135,749 students enrolled in homeschools last year, a 6.2 percent increase over the previous school year
According to data recently released by the N.C. Division of Non-Public Education, an estimated 135,749 students enrolled in homeschools last year, a 6.2 percent increase over the previous school year
 
Education is a labor-intensive industry, and our public schools provide outstanding employment opportunities for a wide range of workers
Education is a labor-intensive industry, and our public schools provide outstanding employment opportunities for a wide range of workers
 
Today, Governor Roy Cooper shared the following statement after North Carolina State Board of Education Chairman Bill Cobey announced he would step down
Today, Governor Roy Cooper shared the following statement after North Carolina State Board of Education Chairman Bill Cobey announced he would step down
 
The fast-moving trains advocating for state-funded pre-K programs in North Carolina and elsewhere lost some steam this week with the release of two reports
The fast-moving trains advocating for state-funded pre-K programs in North Carolina and elsewhere lost some steam this week with the release of two reports
 
Two lawmakers have introduced bills to grant local government the authority to provide local housing to teachers and other government employees
Two lawmakers have introduced bills to grant local government the authority to provide local housing to teachers and other government employees
 
DeVos Understands the Needs of Special Needs Children
 
Homeschooling is the maverick among North Carolina's K-12 options. Since its launch three decades ago, homeschooling has bucked convention and stumped prognosticators
Homeschooling is the maverick among North Carolina's K-12 options. Since its launch three decades ago, homeschooling has bucked convention and stumped prognosticators
 
There are many reasons for North Carolinians to be proud of the statewide education reforms implemented over the last five years.
There are many reasons for North Carolinians to be proud of the statewide education reforms implemented over the last five years.
 
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement on the passing of Rodney Ellis, former president of the NCAE:
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement on the passing of Rodney Ellis, former president of the NCAE:
 
The final numbers are in on North Carolina's budget surplus. They are informative. They ought to provoke significant debate and discussion. Instead, they have gotten virtually no media coverage or public comment
The final numbers are in on North Carolina's budget surplus. They are informative. They ought to provoke significant debate and discussion. Instead, they have gotten virtually no media coverage or public comment
 
You may or may not have noticed but North Carolina's political leadership has undertaken a fundamental shift away from unqualified support of traditional public schools towards favoring charter, private and even online schools.
You may or may not have noticed but North Carolina's political leadership has undertaken a fundamental shift away from unqualified support of traditional public schools towards favoring charter, private and even online schools.
 
Yesterday, the Network for Public Education, a left-leaning group headed by a longtime activist in Washington, D.C., put out its "50 State Report Card." The "report card" is yet another false report aimed at smearing North Carolina's education system...well, and every state who is attempting to...
Yesterday, the Network for Public Education, a left-leaning group headed by a longtime activist in Washington, D.C., put out its "50 State Report Card." The "report card" is yet another false report aimed at smearing North Carolina's education system...well, and every state who is attempting to...
 
The North Carolina Academic Standards Review Commission published their draft Report of Findings and Recommendations (PDF). The commission will vote on the report later today and deliver it to the NC State Board of Education for their consideration.
The North Carolina Academic Standards Review Commission published their draft Report of Findings and Recommendations (PDF). The commission will vote on the report later today and deliver it to the NC State Board of Education for their consideration.
 
Homeschooling reached a milestone in North Carolina in the 2014-15 school year. The number of students enrolled in homeschools in the state topped 100,000
Homeschooling reached a milestone in North Carolina in the 2014-15 school year. The number of students enrolled in homeschools in the state topped 100,000
 
The North Carolina Senate this week unveiled its state budget spending for the upcoming FY 2015-16 fiscal year. The plan includes total spending of $21.47 billion, compared to $22.15 billion in the House budget plan.
The North Carolina Senate this week unveiled its state budget spending for the upcoming FY 2015-16 fiscal year. The plan includes total spending of $21.47 billion, compared to $22.15 billion in the House budget plan.
 
North Carolina routinely routes tax dollars to private service providers - both directly, in the form of Medicaid reimbursements and college tuition grants, as well as indirectly, in the form of public assistance that recipients spend themselves on food, clothing, shelter, and other goods.
North Carolina routinely routes tax dollars to private service providers - both directly, in the form of Medicaid reimbursements and college tuition grants, as well as indirectly, in the form of public assistance that recipients spend themselves on food, clothing, shelter, and other goods.
 
Some state education officials are hoping that a plan approved by the State Board of Education and sent to a legislative committee for action will speed the process of letting high-performing charter schools replicate their success in underserved regions.
Some state education officials are hoping that a plan approved by the State Board of Education and sent to a legislative committee for action will speed the process of letting high-performing charter schools replicate their success in underserved regions.
 
I believe South Carolina congressman Joe Wilson would like to have a word with the Hagan campaign, state and national Democrats, and their lackeys in the drive-by media.
I believe South Carolina congressman Joe Wilson would like to have a word with the Hagan campaign, state and national Democrats, and their lackeys in the drive-by media.
 
Quite a debate is going on over whether the student loan problem is or is not a "crisis."
Quite a debate is going on over whether the student loan problem is or is not a "crisis."
 
The leader of the state Senate promised fast action to appeal a Wake County Superior Court judge's decision halting the General Assembly's plans to end teacher tenure. Meantime, the head of the state's largest teacher association, which brought the lawsuit challenging the end of career status, was d
The leader of the state Senate promised fast action to appeal a Wake County Superior Court judge's decision halting the General Assembly's plans to end teacher tenure. Meantime, the head of the state's largest teacher association, which brought the lawsuit challenging the end of career status, was d
 
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory yesterday unveiled his recommended budget adjustments for the 2014-15 fiscal year. The governor's plan would make changes to the second year of the two-year state budget plan passed last year.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory yesterday unveiled his recommended budget adjustments for the 2014-15 fiscal year. The governor's plan would make changes to the second year of the two-year state budget plan passed last year.
 
McDowell County Commissioner Michael Lavender is used to running campaigns after 12 years on the board, but his current run for state Senate against incumbent Ralph Hise is a little more complicated.
McDowell County Commissioner Michael Lavender is used to running campaigns after 12 years on the board, but his current run for state Senate against incumbent Ralph Hise is a little more complicated.
 
A number of years ago, our Legislature had a new idea: Let's follow many other states and keep NC Education strong by putting in a Lottery to raise money.
A number of years ago, our Legislature had a new idea: Let's follow many other states and keep NC Education strong by putting in a Lottery to raise money.
 
Momma always said you can learn more listening than you can speaking, so now that a judge has called a temporary halt to North Carolina's school voucher program let's spend time in listening to both sides of this issue. And the best way to get information is to ask questions.
Momma always said you can learn more listening than you can speaking, so now that a judge has called a temporary halt to North Carolina's school voucher program let's spend time in listening to both sides of this issue. And the best way to get information is to ask questions.
 
Governor McCrory, Lt. Governor Forest, Senate Pro Tem Berger, and Speaker Tillis announce teacher pay increases in North Carolina.
Governor McCrory, Lt. Governor Forest, Senate Pro Tem Berger, and Speaker Tillis announce teacher pay increases in North Carolina.
 
As a finance and economics professor, I often encounter students with scarce financial knowledge. While students finish high school well-versed in topics such as dangerous drugs and sex, often they know little about basic financial concepts such as compounding interest or the mechanics of the...
As a finance and economics professor, I often encounter students with scarce financial knowledge. While students finish high school well-versed in topics such as dangerous drugs and sex, often they know little about basic financial concepts such as compounding interest or the mechanics of the...
 
There's nothing worse than a complainer  -  except a complainer who expects someone else to solve a problem. So I have a challenge for conservatives who, with good reason, rail against the state of public education in North Carolina: If you truly believe individual responsibility is a fu
There's nothing worse than a complainer  -  except a complainer who expects someone else to solve a problem. So I have a challenge for conservatives who, with good reason, rail against the state of public education in North Carolina: If you truly believe individual responsibility is a fu
 
"We have the opportunity to transform our culture of government through a top-to-bottom assessment of efficiency, effectiveness and more than anything else, a culture of customer service." These were the most important words of Governor Pat McCrory's inaugural address.
"We have the opportunity to transform our culture of government through a top-to-bottom assessment of efficiency, effectiveness and more than anything else, a culture of customer service." These were the most important words of Governor Pat McCrory's inaugural address.
 
Since the end of the 2013 legislative session, I've had dozens of calls, emails, and Facebook messages from North Carolinians asking for help...
Since the end of the 2013 legislative session, I've had dozens of calls, emails, and Facebook messages from North Carolinians asking for help...
 
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