Tag Archives: Tricia Cotham

What They’re Saying About Education In NC (8/26/15) – #NCED

Some quick hits on what’s going on in Education in North Carolina (8/26/25)


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Running for Office or Running Away – #ncpol

Who is running and who isn’t?
The N&O wants to make sure you know the name Josh Stein.
Voters should know the name BlueprintNC and follow Stein’s money.

KEEP READING … NC Superintendent and CCSSO President, Dr. Atkinson doesn’t get off the hook here… Continue reading

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“Great Leaders” Bill Is Just BEST NC’s “Vision”.

“Editor’s Note: BEST NC is a supporter of EdNC.”

The PR machine for SAS’s BEST NC has cranked out another article out tied to the “Vision 2020” recommendations (see pages 17-20).


“The bill is titled, “Great Leaders for Great Schools/Study,” and the primary sponsors are Democrats Rep. Tricia Ann Cotham and Rep. Cecil Brockman, and Republican Rep. Craig Horn.

Cotham said she came to the General Assembly as one of its only licensed principals, and she says North Carolina faces a crisis.”

Note the use of the the term ‘crisis’.

KEEP READING… Continue reading

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One Wake Commissioner Has A Temper (Updated)

Stay classy, Rep. Cotham and Commissioner Burns.

GEE, this is a Dem Wake Commissioner AND a Dem #NCGA Rep. Very hostile. Very unprofessional. #ncpol #wboc pic.twitter.com/EKWABTZlLP

— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) March 6, 2015
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News and Observer’s John Frank Can’t Get Common Core Stories Right

Another day, another News and Observer Common Core fiasco. John Frank has gotten really skilled at regurgitating talking points instead of actual reporting. I could pick this latest attempt down line by line, but frankly I don’t have the time to waste. I will hit highlights instead. This section bothered me: Continue reading

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#SB812 Amendment ATL-60 Dissected

The NC General Assembly’s House passed SB 812, however, Rep. Cotham snuck in two amendments. At first glance, they seem innocuous, but upon closer inspection, it’s clear one of them is a bit slippery. The amendment in question is A1: S812-ATL-60-V-2. Continue reading

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