K-12 education (page 12)

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    Martin Center column offers career training contrast

    Abigail Burrola writes for the Martin Center about two different approaches to career training. When students graduate high school, they know about the benefits of a college degree but not career training. Students who get some career and technical education (CTE) in high school can develop job skills and…
    Mitch Kokai, April 26, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    N.C. policymakers could boost health care innovation by scrapping a state requirement called the certificate of need. Jordan Roberts discusses CON reform efforts in the N.C. General Assembly for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Sanders explains why it makes no sense for governments to…
    Mitch Kokai, April 26, 2019
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    JLF’s Mitch Kokai in N&O article, “Freshmen state legislators want to overturn law that has held back unions for 60 years”

    John Locke Foundation’s Mitch Kokai weighs in for the News & Observer on prospective bills to overturn collective bargaining ban: Two first-term Democratic state legislators have filed bills hoping to overturn a 1959 ban on collective bargaining by public-sector employees. That means labor unions would have negotiating power. In…
    Anna Manning, April 25, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online on a new audit raising questions about N.C. Global TransPark finances. John Trump’s Daily Journal explains why parents might choose sacrifice and inconvenience to help their childredn succeed in school.
    Mitch Kokai, April 25, 2019
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    Candidate for state superintendent invites others to fight her

    My favorite website in the world, North Carolina Teachers United, offers this delightful exchange between N.C. superintendent of public instruction candidate and resident of New York Constance Lav Johnson and a Wake County substitute teacher.      …
    Terry Stoops, April 22, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    School districts across the state must decide again this year how to cope with a planned teacher union walkout in May. Terry Stoops analyzes the May 1 union action for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Donald van der Vaart explains why government-mandated solar energy contracts…
    Mitch Kokai, April 19, 2019
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    CJ reports: Senate Education Committee backs bills regarding Read to Achieve, retired teachers, and testing cuts

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal: Wednesday was a busy day for the Senate Education Committee, which approved six bills during its April 17 meeting. Three of them directly affect K-12 education. Senate Leader Sen. Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, kicked off the meeting with an explanation of his sponsored bill:…
    Anna Manning, April 18, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the state Senate education committee’s endorsement of bills linked to third-grade reading, returning retired teachers to the classroom, and scaling back school testing. John Trump’s Daily Journal explains why century-old arguments for alcohol prohibition are outdated today.
    Mitch Kokai, April 18, 2019