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Issues: School Funding

When talking about education in North Carolina, one of the issues you will hear debated again and again is the...

 

Issues: Rural Schools

North Carolina is not a homogeneous state. This is perhaps best seen in the divide between rural North Carolina and...

 

Issues: School Choice

North Carolina is a state with robust educational options for its students. It all starts with its traditional public education...

 

Issues: School Performance Grades

Since we entrust the future of North Carolina — the state’s children — into the hands of schools every day,...

 

Issues: Teacher Pipeline

The backbone of the public education system is the teacher. Researchers and politicians on both sides of the aisle agree...

 

Issues: Pre-Kindergarten

Perhaps nothing is more important than quality education of students when they’re young. And yet access to Pre-Kindergarten education is...

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State superintendent June Atkinson walks to school

June Atkinson, who is running for her fourth term as superintendent of Public Instruction, took an early-morning walk last week with...

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McCrory and Cooper battle over education rankings

Education had its moment in the gubernatorial debate Tuesday night among heated attacks between Governor Pat McCrory and Attorney General...

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State superintendent candidates debate on school choice, teacher support, and integration

Winston-Salem welcomed state superintendent candidates June Atkinson and Mark Johnson September 29 for a debate on their visions for the...

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Forest visits innovative Murphy school

Go as far west as you can while still being in North Carolina. Then make a couple turns and look...

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McCrory touts teacher pay raises and facility improvement on campaign trail

In his speech at a Catawba County event Thursday, Governor Pat McCrory used education changes under his leadership as an...

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Getting past campaign ads: Lenses for thinking about the races and faces that matter most

For a quick preview of each candidate and how each office fits into our world of education, go here. The Candidates Governor’s...