If you want to find an education issue where there seems to be universal agreement in North Carolina, talk about testing. Most everyone agrees we subject our kids to too much of it.
Choice and competition in education yield stronger schools, better academic performance, and better community outcomes. But can robust school choice actually drive economic growth? That’s the topic of an evening event that promises a lively discussion. Participants include: John Allison, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, Dr. Nathan Gray and Dr. Bart Danielsen. Join…
The narrative of public schools in low-income areas being starved of resources is well worn and unquestioned in education policy circles. A closer look at the data, however, shows poor counties receive higher levels of education funding.
A UNC event shows how the conversation about “diversity” on college campuses specifically excludes those who do not agree with the higher education establishment.
Ever since Republicans gained majorities in the North Carolina General Assembly in 2010 and won the governor’s office in 2012, Democrats and Progressives have lamented the decline of higher education and especially the University of North Carolina System. Anyone who reviews the snapshots can only conclude the conventional wisdom doesn’t…
Neither the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) nor the Office of the State Auditor is any stranger to media attention. Between the NCAE’s dues check off litigation and the State Auditor’s recent report on corruption at DHHS, both organizations have seen their share of the limelight. But an impending…
School choice remains a top education priority for the North Carolina General Assembly. Now North Carolinians may be getting a peek at what the next iteration of school choice may look like.
A study linking charter schools with segregation has major weaknesses, which, when taken together, cast a doubt on the validity of its conclusions.
Taxing large endowments is not a new idea. Taxing only large private endowments, however, is a new twist.
If parents do not submit a form, principals will supply “deficiency statement” to parents. They have 30 days from the time a “deficiency statement” is issued to supply a form to the school.