Superintendent Mark Johnson

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    Drats! WRAL outs my invitation, non-attendance at Mark Johnson event

    Yes, I was invited to N.C. Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson’s February 19 dinner at the Raleigh Convention Center.  No, I did not attend.  (I spoke at the Cumberland County Men’s Republican Club meeting that evening.  Great folks in Fayetteville!) WRAL has a database of invitations, RSVPs, and…
    Terry Stoops, March 5, 2019
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    No shocking revelations from Mark Johnson’s internal communications

    In “Emails, texts reveal NC superintendent’s internal discussions about teacher rally,” WRAL reporter Kelly Hinchcliffe examined the internal communications of Mark Johnson’s staff in the days leading up to the May 16 teacher walkout in Raleigh. In the weeks leading up to the rally, State Superintendent Mark Johnson sought…
    Terry Stoops, June 14, 2018
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    State superintendent salaries: Mark Johnson is 36th in the nation

    Education Week collected state superintendent salaries for all 50 states and Washington, D.C. North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson’s salary of $127,561 was a bit on the low side – 36th in the nation. It is also far below the national average of $174,000 a year.  Interestingly,…
    Terry Stoops, November 1, 2017
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    Carolina Journal: N.C. Supreme Court Delays Transfer of Power to DPI

    The legal battle over public school authority continues, as Carolina Journal reports: The N.C. Supreme Court has granted a temporary stay in a lawsuit involving State Superintendent Mark Johnson and the State Board of Education. The board filed the lawsuit after passage of House Bill 17, which…
    Donna Martinez, October 20, 2017