Tag Archives: Roy Cooper

NCAE letter to Gov. Cooper asks for “significant executive action” to curb COVID-19 spread

A letter sent to Gov. Roy Cooper this week by North Carolina’s affiliate of the teachers union the National Education Association asks the governor for “significant executive action” to “curb” the spread of COVID-19. Continue reading

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How reporting all facets of current events matters

It has long been the habit of North Carolina media outlets to report stories that cite seemingly random people, and in particular, activists, without telling the audience any background or details about that person or activist. 
What follows is a juxtaposition of two such stories.  Continue reading

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#WCPSS Updates: Coronavirus Edition

Welcome to the Coronavirus edition of WCPSS Updates. Wash your hands before reading. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Cooper Vetoes Read To Achieve revamp, useless background checks and Ed Headlines

This installment of NCED Updates covers Governor Roy Cooper’s veto of Sen. Phil Berger’s bill that revamps Read to Achieve, useless background checks on teachers and headlines from across the state and the nation. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Leandro, the NEA and socialism, plus Gov. Cooper tries to dismantle school choice again

In this installment of #NCED updates, we’ll cover Governor Roy Cooper trying to dismantle school choice again, how the NEA is all in for socialism, Board of Ed tinkers with math again and some of the state education headlines, which include the Leandro case percolating again.  Continue reading

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Cooper Political Campaign Advisor Orchestrated Strach Ouster

 Legislators who called Strach’s replacement “hand-picked” may have been correct after a recent media report linked Roy Cooper’s political strategist to the firing of Kim Strach. Continue reading

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NC Is Still Number One In The Country For Untested Rape Kits

In case you missed it, North Carolina has such a large untested rape kit backlog that we are ranked number one in the country – and that’s after a batch of 800 were recently cleared. Continue reading

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