K-12 education (page 7)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online reports on N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein’s decision not to push for restoration of voter ID for the March primary election. Kristen Blair’s Daily Journal focuses on American students’ mediocre standardized test scores.
    Mitch Kokai, January 3, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    A special year-end edition of Carolina Journal Radio highlights some of the most interesting topics of 2019. Terry Stoops dissects efforts to fix North Carolina’s broken school funding system. Jon Guze highlights North Carolina’s strong state protections against civil asset forfeiture abuse, along with proposals to ensure that local…
    Mitch Kokai, December 27, 2019
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    Martin Center column focuses on math as a ‘liberator’

    You don’t need to be a math whiz to understand the value of Jared Pincin’s new Martin Center column. Following a growing trend in education called critical mathematics, the Seattle Public School system recently released a framework incorporating ethnic studies into their K-12 mathematics curriculum. It has a noble…
    Mitch Kokai, December 20, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    A high-profile Republican challenger is out. Potential Democratic challengers continue to jockey for position. Those are two key developments in North Carolina’s hotly contested 2020 U.S. Senate race. Rick Henderson offers analysis during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops discusses recent letters to N.C.
    Mitch Kokai, December 20, 2019
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    Cancel culture turns to homeschooling

    Jenni White writes for the Federalist about a disturbing aspect of “cancel culture.” It involves homeschooling. If utopian tyrants whose vision for the world encompasses only theirs are continued to be allowed, like locusts, to devour every institution in their path, there won’t be even one left to…
    Mitch Kokai, December 19, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online about a software upgrade that’s causing concerns for N.C. election officials. Terry Stoops’ Daily Journal highlights questions about N.C. social studies standards.
    Mitch Kokai, December 19, 2019
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    What About Those Letters Cooper & Forest Sent To Teachers?

    Roughly 100,000 teachers are employed by North Carolina public schools and public charter schools. These teachers garner lots of attention from elected officials. Right now that attention is coming from Gov. Roy Cooper and Lt. Gov. Dan Forest. Both sent communications to the teachers, creating a dueling narrative about how…
    Donna Martinez, December 18, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the legal battle surrounding a state public school reading battle. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how North Carolina could help tip the national political balance.
    Mitch Kokai, December 18, 2019