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    NC Announces School Reopening Deal

    At a Wednesday, March 10th press conference, Gov. Roy Cooper, Senate Leader Phil Berger, House Speaker Tim Moore, and Superintendent of Public Instruction Catherine Truitt announced a deal for reopening schools across North Carolina. Watch the recorded press conference from WRAL below. The new plan means…
    Brenee Goforth, March 10, 2021
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    Democratic LA: Republicans are evil and racist

    Friends, meet Vickie Spears.  Vickie is the legislative assistant (LA) for Senator Michael Walters (D- Columbus, Robeson). In a News & Observer profile of President Pro Tem Phil Berger, Vickie purportedly added a few comments to the story (see screenshot below).  Unlike her wimpy liberal colleagues, she had the…
    Terry Stoops, May 12, 2014
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    Excellent Public Schools Act

    Today, the Republican leadership in the NC Senate released details of the Excellent Public Schools Act.  The comprehensive K-12 reform package includes the following components: Adding new reading-intensive instruction for students who struggle with reading. Emphasizing the importance of literacy by ending social promotion of students who can’t read…
    Terry Stoops, April 23, 2012