A UNC-Chapel Hill professor has a rant in the N&O today. Her point, such as it was: Pat McCrory’s comments on the absurdity of North Carolina taxpayers’ shelling out their money so UNC students can get degrees that will do little to get them jobs. The writer, Michele Rivkin-Fish, is an associate professor of anthopology. [...]
The Republican budget will result in the loss of thousands of education positions. Remember that oft-repeated claim? Some critics put the job losses at 10,000 or more. Were the doomsdayer’s right? This morning the Department of Public Instruction posted public school personnel statistics for 2012 -13 to its web site. The data is on full-time [...]
Basic principles. So says former Alabama Congressman Artur Davis. See what Davis means and view the compelling presentation he made on school choice at the Heritage Foundation.
Gov. Pat McCrory raised a ruckus by suggesting yesterday that state colleges should shift away from academic studies “that have no chance of getting people jobs.” This, as the classic quip has it, is a political gaffe — saying an unpalatable truth out loud. There are way too many college students taking classes that won’t [...]
This is National School Choice Week. It’s time to show your support for allowing parents to choose the school that is best for their children. Attend one of the events in your area. If you’re in Raleigh this Wednesday, visit the America’s Future Foundation discussion on the future of school choice, featuring Darrell Allison (Parents for Educational Freedom North Carolina; [...]