Stories tagged: "Mark Johnson"


Former Superintendent Mark Johnson was accused of misusing his office to campaign for lieutenant governor. (Image via Johnson's page).
Exclusive: How Ex-Superintendent Mark Johnson’s Office Killed a Pending Ethics Investigation

In a now-stalled investigation, former NC Superintendent Mark Johnson was accused of using his office to campaign for lieutenant governor.

It's been a long decade for public education in North Carolina. (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.

State Board of Education member James Ford responds to Superintendent Mark Johnson's criticism of a tweet about the Democratic National Convention. (Image via Shutterstock)
State Board Member Hits Back at Superintendent: You Just Proved Me Right About Racial Equity

An open letter to NC Superintendent Mark Johnson from State Board of Education member James Ford on why racial equity advocacy matters.

Former Superintendent Mark Johnson was accused of misusing his office to campaign for lieutenant governor. (Image via Johnson's page).
Why Are NC Schools Pushing Standardized Testing in the Midst of a Pandemic?

A NC teacher and parent says, with COVID impacting how dozens of school districts reopen, it’s the wrong time to restart high-stakes standardized testing.

Former Superintendent Mark Johnson was accused of misusing his office to campaign for lieutenant governor. (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.

House minority leader Darren Jackson, D-Wake, wears a mask at the legislature in this April 28 file photo. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Some NC Kids Don’t Have Internet Access. Here’s What Lawmakers Want To Do About It.

With 1.5 million public school children relying on remote learning, dueling proposals would fund grants for local governments to build and lease Internet infrastructure. Last year’s NC Fiber Act would have helped rural counties and municipalities build and lease broadband in areas without high-speed Internet access, a need cast in sharp relief during the coronavirus...

Gov. Roy Cooper (Image via screenshot)
Cooper: NC Schools Will Remain Closed for the Rest of the School Year

“We don’t make this decision lightly,” said Cooper. The governor expects schools to be ready to return in August. COVID-19 will keep North Carolina schools closed for the remainder of the academic year, Gov. Roy Cooper said Friday, with remote learning to continue for the time being. “We don’t make this decision lightly,” Cooper told...