Graig Meyer

Representative Graig Meyer (D-Orange) represents House District 50, including Orange and Caswell counties, and is currently serving his fourth term. Rep. Meyer is an educator and a social worker who consults with public schools on creating equitable learning environments.

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Perspective | It’s time for another talk about race and schools

Last week, the NC House of Representatives debated a bill (SB295 Standards of Student Conduct) that would remove existing statutory...

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The GOP tax bill is bad for students

This was originally published by the nation.com and is reposted here with permission Americans owe $1.5 trillion in student-loan debt. That’s roughly the...

 

Public School Forum report calls for action on struggling schools

Last month, a new round of school grades came out, showing that North Carolina has 489 “low-performing schools.” This is...

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Do teachers make $50,000?

Before serving in the General Assembly, I worked in public schools for 16 years. My wife is a career teacher. Both of...

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Does the budget do enough for teachers?

The big headline coming out of this year’s budget negotiations is a large teacher raise. Looking at the details, the...

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Lottery windfall should be used to pay off student loans for teachers

January’s record Powerball jackpot created a revenue windfall for education funding. Let’s put that windfall into the pockets of teachers....

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This ‘raise’ is a set up

Teachers and state employees have every right to be angry if the only pay increase they will see this year is...

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Moving forward with vouchers: What’s best for the children?

The North Carolina Supreme Court’s divided (4-3) decision to uphold the General Assembly’s school voucher program reflects a divide that...

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The inadequacy of the school choice movement: Finding common ground to fix public schools

Editor’s Note: Graig Meyer is on a quest this session to find common ground among legislators for the benefit of...

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Common ground on school grades: We need to grade our schools, but we need to grade them differently

Editor’s Note: Graig Meyer is on a quest this session to find common ground among legislators for the benefit of...

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The ongoing search for real common ground in education

Editor’s Note: Graig Meyer is on a quest this session to find common ground among legislators for the benefit of...