Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., left, and Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, walk from a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Civics Teacher: Tillis and Burr Are Completely Wrong About the Constitution

A NC civics teacher takes on US Senators Tillis and Burr’s objections to former President Trump's second impeachment.

North Carolina education leaders are set to finalize social studies curriculum standards, but may not confront the legacy of systemic racism. (Stock image via Getty Images)
NC Teacher: The State Needs to Recognize, and Teach, the History of Racism

This North Carolina teacher writes that recent suggestions by state education leaders to downplay the role of systemic racism in our country is wrong.

Some parents and educators are fired up over a plan to return NC students to schools for in-person testing. (Image via Shutterstock)
Sending Teachers Back to Classrooms for Tests Is Absolute Madness

A NC teacher on the misguided mandate for in-person standardized testing in school amid the COVID pandemic.

A US World War II veteran arrives for President Trump's speech at the U.S.S. Battleship North Carolina in Wilmington in September. Seventy-five years after the war, some say there are similarities between the fabled 'Greatest Children' and those kids growing up amid a worldwide pandemic and recession today. (Photo by Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Why My Kids Can See Themselves in the ‘Greatest Generation’

Their lives are upended by coronavirus. But the fabled 'Greatest Generation' paced the world after surviving pandemic and recession too.

Crowds cheer during the Rally for Respect outside the North Carolina Legislative Building on May 16, 2018 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Several North Carolina counties closed schools to allow teachers to march on the opening day of the General Assembly.  (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)
A Letter to Santa From NC’s Cash-Starved Schools

A NC educator asks Santa to do what lawmakers have failed to do for more than two decades of the Leandro case: Give schools proper funding.

Crowds fill Bicentennial Plaza outside of the North Carolina Legislative Building during the March for Students and Rally for Respect on May 16, 2018 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)
Teacher Turnover in NC Dropped Slightly. But Don’t Pat Yourself on the Back GOP.

A NC educator says the modest drop in teacher turnover happened despite Republican lawmakers, not because of them.

Some parents and educators are fired up over a plan to return NC students to schools for in-person testing. (Image via Shutterstock)
Forcing Kids Back in Class for ‘End of Year’ Testing Makes No Sense

With NC schools expected to hold standardized testing in person, a teacher says educators can assess student progress without putting students' health at risk.