Stories tagged: "Kim Mackey"

Spend this Thanksgiving at home.
Commentary: Staying Home Is What the Spirit of Thanksgiving Is About in 2020

NC teacher Kim Mackey talks about why Thanksgiving’s historical start means we all need to have smaller celebrations during this pandemic.

A NC counselor gives advice for high schoolers on enduring the coronavirus-era virtual classroom. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
NC Teacher: State’s Schools Are Ignored While Big Business Gets COVID-19 Hand-Outs

Public schools in NC don’t have what they need to reopen and teach kids this fall while corporations pull in billions in aid.

It's been a long decade for public education in North Carolina. (Image via Shutterstock)
From a Teacher: Don’t Let Lawmakers Fool You. The School Budget Shortfall Has Nothing To Do With Coronavirus.

A NC public school teacher says state lawmakers can't blame coronavirus. They've been underfunding schools since the 2008 recession.