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34 remixed

For my 35th — and last — Thursday Transcript, I decided to see what I wrote about the other 34 times....

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Moving past intentional inequities in education

Last week, I had the opportunity to share some of my Constitutional Tales with the Public School Forum’s Study Group...

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Best lines from Constitutional Tales

Last week a group assembled in the House Chambers of the State Capitol to re-enact the 1868 Constitutional Convention. While...

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Who are the winners?

In the wake of the General Assembly leaving town, it is hard for analysis of legislation not to fall into...

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Starting  the debate over on funding meals for children

The General Assembly has gone home. And one issue shelved was shifting more public school district funds to charter schools....

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Leandro with a twist

The courts have found the State to be in violation of its constitutional obligations to provide an equal opportunity to...

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Averting the driver education crisis

The driver education crisis appears to be averted by the deal reached by the House and Senate to provide $24 million...

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Educational opportunities for 100,000 children

Last month, the North Carolina Division of Non-Public Education released statistics that estimate that over 100,000 students in North Carolina...

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Striking a new balance

As the budget continues to stall at the General Assembly, there is an opportunity for us to consider the Opportunity...

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A child in the woods is a better soccer player

First, I will acknowledge that I am – like most everyone else – waiting for the General Assembly to act....

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Next steps after a 4-3 vote

Editor’s Note: As a reminder to our readers, Ann McColl is an attorney and was a part of the litigation...

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Dealing with obstreperous board members

On Tuesday — the first day of a three-day hearing on the State plan to address constitutional deficiencies in providing a...