Stories tagged: "Catherine Truitt"


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.

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Refusing to Return to the Classroom? Here’s What Every Teacher Needs to Know.

Coronavirus or not, some NC districts want students and teachers back. NCAE President Tamika Walker Kelly explains teachers' rights.

A remote classroom in Denver, Colo., in August. Some teachers and parents are fired up about plans to return students to classrooms in NC for federally required end-of-year testing. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Incoming NC Schools Superintendent Catherine Truitt: Testing Decision Is Out Of My Hands

Many are fired up about plans to force NC students back into school for federally-required testing despite a coronavirus surge.

Lawmakers and legislative employees watch the crowd grow outside of the North Carolina Legislative Building on May 16, 2018 in Raleigh, NC, as educators gathered to protest education funding shortfalls. The 2020 election was a major disappointment for many who led those protests. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)
The Search for Silver Linings in a Disastrous Election for NC Educators

A Charlotte educator explains why the 2020 election in NC was such a crushing defeat for many teachers, and offers at least one silver lining.

NC educators protest near the General Assembly building in Raleigh in 2018. Education funding was a major point of conflict in the state in the last decade. Educators say that isn't likely to change with Republicans enjoying a very good election in NC in 2020. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)
From a Teacher: Why 2020 Election in NC Will Leave Many With Buyer’s Remorse

Voters in NC can expect GOP winners at the state and federal level to invest more in school choice and less in public education.

It's been a long decade for public education in North Carolina. A NC teacher says candidate Catherine Truitt would only prolong the misery. (Image via Shutterstock)
Catherine Truitt Is Just Another Mark Johnson, NC Teacher Says

A NC educator says the state superintendent candidate Catherine Truitt goes too easy on a legislature that’s wreaked havoc on public schools.

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‘Irresponsible Politics’: Editorial Shreds NC Republicans for Demanding School Reopening

Editorial says GOP positions on school reopening, particularly those of Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, contribute to state’s struggle to contain virus.