Gov. Bev Perdue (page 9)

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    N&O uses report to target Republicans

    According to an article published in the News & Observer, North Carolina dropped in annual rankings of state pre-kindergarten programs published by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER).  In the third paragraph of the piece, News & Observer reporter Lynn Bonner acknowledged that the NIEER rankings did…
    Terry Stoops, April 10, 2012
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    A new way to look at public education in North Carolina

    Courtesy of Parents for Educational Freedom in NC (PEFNC):…
    Terry Stoops, April 4, 2012
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online that the U.S. Department of Labor is reviewing security of its unemployment data after a controversy involving North Carolina’s sharing of the data before its official release date. John Hood’s Daily Journal explores left-leaning politicians’ and pundits’ exaggeration of…
    Mitch Kokai, April 2, 2012
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    She’s not running for re-election, but that hasn’t stopped Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue from continuing her sharp criticism of the Republican-led General Assembly. John Hood analyzes Perdue’s strategy during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops discusses this year’s race for state superintendent of public instruction,…
    Mitch Kokai, March 30, 2012
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online that one of Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue’s 2008 campaign “aircraft providers” is seeking a state Senate seat as a Republican, prompting an outcry among some conservative activists. John Hood’s Daily Journal rejects the “economic data explains all” theory of…
    Mitch Kokai, March 29, 2012
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    More highlights of the NCAE convention

    The North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) Convention 2012 rocked the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem this weekend.  Here are some additional highlights of the conference (courtesy of Twitter): MaryBethTeaches: There are 42,629 @NCAE members but only 10,497 (25%) have “flipped” to EFT [Electronic Funds Transfer]. R U going…
    Terry Stoops, March 26, 2012
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    NCAE convention underway

    The North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) Convention 2012 is rockin’ the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem.  I suspect that substitute teachers were in short supply around the state. Here are some highlights of the conference (courtesy of various Twitter feeds): Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson tells attendees, “When…
    Terry Stoops, March 23, 2012
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    N&O’s verdict: NC Real Solutions ad is true, Perdue’s press ‘gaggle’ claim is false

    The new NC Real Solutions ad has ruffled a lot of feathers and inspired the comment from Gov. Beverly Perdue that “there are fewer dollars in the public school system today than there’s ever been.” The News & Observer puts the competing claims to the test.
    Mitch Kokai, March 20, 2012