Stories tagged: "public education"

Members of the NC General Assembly stand in this April file photo. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
NC Teachers’ Group: If Teachers Are Losing Their Jobs, Lawmakers Should Too

The NCAE blamed GOP lawmakers in Raleigh and DC for more than 27,000 jobs lost in NC schools during the coronavirus pandemic.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks to supporters at UNC-Asheville, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Asheville, N.C. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
‘The Outcome of the Race Will be Decided by You’: Kamala Harris Stresses Unity in NC

Kamala Harris made two stops in NC Wednesday, emphasizing healthcare and education in a critical battleground state with needs in both areas.

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.

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Delaware in September 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Report: Biden’s College Plan Would Pay for Itself in 10 Years. Here’s Why That Matters in NC.

Student loan debt skyrocketed in the last decade in NC. Here's what the presidential candidates, particularly Biden, want to do about that.

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What’s on Your Ballot: An Explainer of Some Lesser-Known NC Races

A guide to North Carolina's lesser-known elected state positions on the ballot this year actually do, and how it affects you.

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.