House Speaker Tim Moore, left, and Senate Pro Tempore Phil Berger in 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Keep the $325, NC General Assembly. Spend It on Safe Classrooms.

With NC schools lacking infrastructure for a safe reopen during coronavirus, a teacher says lawmakers’ $325 payout to parents is misguided.

Protesters gather near the Legislative Building to protest Gov. Roy Cooper's coronavirus safety measures. A NC educator says schools should resist pressure from some right-leaning protesters and politicians to return to classrooms before it's safe. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Why NC Schools, Facing Another Round of Coronavirus, Shouldn’t Cave to Peer Pressure to Reopen

With coronavirus rising again, a NC teacher on why schools should resist pressure to return to a classroom before it’s safe.

A NC social studies teacher says the efforts by Lt. Gov. Dan Forest and President Trump to rewrite history curriculum are misguided. (AP File Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
This NC Social Studies Teacher Says Trump, GOP Are Warping History Curriculum

Inside the efforts by President Trump and GOP allies like Dan Forest to dismantle and warp the history we teach in NC schools.

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NC Teacher: It’s Way Too Soon for NC to Be Declaring ‘Mission Accomplished’

Schools around North Carolina are opening up for elementary school students even as the state draws attention for being in the COVID-19 “red zone."

A protester demonstrating against social distancing measures in Raleigh in May. (Image via Shutterstock)
‘Join or Die’: What History Can Teach Us About Beating Coronavirus

Americans have united before during a war effort. A NC history teacher asks: Why can’t we do that during the coronavirus pandemic?

UNC-Chapel Hill football player Tomari Fox (56) and his teammates celebrate their victory over Syracuse on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Chapel Hill, N.C.(Robert Willett/The News & Observer via AP, Pool)
‘What It Was, Was Football’: Here is What Football and Coronavirus Have In Common

For the gridiron fans, a NC teacher explains why, amid the coronavirus, game-planning for schools and football aren't so far removed.

In 1969, famed children's television personality Fred Rogers, better known as "Mister Rogers," passionately defended funding for children's educational programming before a US Senate subcommittee. (Image via screenshot)
Why Mister Rogers’ 1969 Plea for Children’s Programming Matters to NC’s Underfunded Schools Today

The beloved television personality understood the role of funding a strong public education system. Why don’t NC lawmakers?