NC Senate leader Phil Berger in a 2016 file photo. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
From a Teacher: Stop Using Equity as a Prop for School Reopening, Sen. Berger

The NC Senate head, whose leadership has been very bad for education, should stay away from equity arguments on school reopening during the coronavirus.

A NC teacher says recent remarks by GOP superintendent candidate Catherine Truitt raises some red flags. (Photo via Truitt's campaign page)
From a Teacher: NC Schools Don’t Need A Polite Superintendent — They Need Someone To Fight Like Hell

After a decade of bad education policy from the NC General Assembly, NC’s new superintendent shouldn’t be concerned about hurting Republicans’ feelings.

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Coronavirus Is No Excuse for NC Lawmakers’ Leandro Failure

Pandemics do not relieve North Carolina lawmakers of their constitutional mandate from the Leandro case to provide a “sound basic education.”

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Should NC Teachers Get Hazard Pay If Schools Reopen in August? These Lawmakers Think So.

A bill filed by Democrats in the NC Senate looks to offer hazard pay to all school employees if public schools reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic.

One parent and teacher wants to know why, in the midst of a pandemic, Superintendent Mark Johnson's agency is recommending a resumption of high-stakes testing. (Image via Johnson's page).
From a Teacher: Goodbye And Good Riddance To NC School Head Mark Johnson

The head of NC’s public school system, Superintendent Mark Johnson, is distorting the details of his embarrassing Istation scandal.

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What’s It Like Being A Seventh Grader In Quarantine? It’s A Little Bit Hilarious and Heartbreaking.

‘I am stressing a lot more.’ ‘Trapped at home all day.’ ‘Find ways to keep us safe.’ Quarantined North Carolina students talk about remote learning.

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This Charter Teacher Claimed His School Forced Him To Come to Work During The Pandemic. The School Just Fired Him.

The teacher claimed a Wake Forest-area charter forced staff to report to school despite the coronavirus pandemic. School accuses him of "gross misconduct."