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Whisnant had the the opportunity to serve on the Joint Ways & Means; Public Safety and education Subcommittees; E-Board; Joint Legislative Audits; Joint Transparency Advisory; Joint Interim ... After my term ends, Josie and I plan to travel more and spend more time with family in North Carolina. I plan to ...
Around the same time, Ellis echoed George in his role opposing integration as special counsel to the Pearsall Committee, set up by the North Carolina governor to circumvent the Supreme Court ruling in Brown V. Board Of Education. "[T]he present integration movement in the public schools is but a part of a ...

C., is the chairwoman of the committee proposing the PROSPER Act. The act would be the first changes to the Higher education Act of 1965 since ... Another 36 institutions -- four of which are in North Carolina -- would be marked as ineligible under the bill, an analysis by the Chronicle of Higher Education ...
And there were growing worries that the lost tax revenue - estimated at $3.5 billion this year alone - was beginning to significantly hurt core public services such as schools. "I don't know the people who this benefits," Henry said of the North Carolina tax cut. Changing the national tax code is much different ...
"At a time when our economy is demanding more education for more of our citizens, we cannot erect new barriers for the millions of Americans who need affordable higher education," wrote Margaret Spellings, president of the University of North Carolina system and a former education secretary, under ...
After a flurry of movement this week on the reauthorization of the federal law governing higher education, which is overdue for an update, the U.S. House of ... "For instance," he said, "schools will get to pick which standard of evidence they will use in disciplinary proceedings," as long as that standard is ...

Thom Tillis, who served as speaker of the North Carolina House from 2011 to 2014 and oversaw the tax reform legislation. He said the reforms, which included large cuts to the corporate and individual tax rates, a doubling of the standard deduction and a broadening of the sales tax base, turned the state's ...
Program opponents say the savings accounts take money from public schools that districts can't afford to lose. Little time was offered for legislative debate about the savings accounts this year. There's no published study yet comparing academic outcomes for students in the North Carolina programs ...
One of North Carolina's two full-time online charter schools--which opened as part of a temporary pilot program--is asking state lawmakers to make the schools permanent. Officials with North Carolina Connections Academy also requested more money from the state at a Joint Legislative education ...
North Carolina's two online charter schools are both considered low performing by the state, but the leaders of the schools say they should be allowed ... The State Board of education reluctantly approved the two virtual charter schools in 2015 after state lawmakers passed a law requiring the state to allow a ...
White points out North Carolina's legislative appointment of the ... office location far away from the education focus of a university campus.
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) -- Churches in North Carolina are evaluating their security plans following Sunday's shooting massacre at a Texas ...
A law requiring smaller class sizes for K-3 classrooms was created in last year's state budget and originally required schools to put the smaller ...
Opponents of a North Carolina law that restricted restroom access for .... Issues like the economy and education now appear most crucial to ...
The Koch message on schools is shared by education Secretary Betsy ... Virginia, Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin. ... The law would expand the availability of education savings accounts to ...
2017 Legislative Policy Forum delivers promising policies on taxes, health care, education ... from speakers about tax, health care and education reforms specific to Georgia. ... Meanwhile, North Carolina surged ahead to No.
MEBANE -- Alamance-Burlington schools are still feeling the effects of a decision ... and former legislative director with the State Board of education, presented ... Board of Education would not be "forced" on North Carolina.

A Democratic state legislator from rural North Carolina who is often aligned with GOP colleagues on major legislation is officially joining the ... Caucus that will stand with him in fighting to improve education, grow the economy, ...
Horn is a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives in District ... and is an education policy consultant working with the Education and Law Project. ... Newton-Conover City schools Superintendent David Stegall ...
University of North Carolina Wilmington ... UNCW and New Hanover County schools are inviting the community to weigh in and "dream ... The lab school initiative is the result of recent legislation designed to provide enhanced learning ... As a leader in education, the Watson College of Education is dedicated to providing ...
California recently enacted legislation to ensure student loan borrowers ... York, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, ... for Californians who attended schools owned by Corinthian Colleges, Inc., ...
WITH education Secretary Betsy DeVos championing "school choice" and ... Durham public schools (DPS) serves about 34,000 students each day at 54 ... Recently, North Carolina officials passed a law that allows for the ...
Roy Cooper announced North Carolina's Opioid Action Plan, intended to ... collaborative action across the health, law enforcement, education, ...
Those schools may be experiencing growth, but test scores may still be ... So they passed legislation in August that required North Carolina's ...
The North Carolina education Lottery's top leader is retiring early next ... fifth employee when hired to lead its legislative and communications ...
Group tied to rich donor who backed NC school takeover law now wants to run those schools ... Carolina law that will have charter school operators and education ... TeamCFA already has 13 charter schools in North Carolina.
A school network founded by a wealthy Oregon resident is expanding quickly in North Carolina. John Bryan founded the charter network ...
Members of a new North Carolina legislative task force on public school ... send billions of dollars annually to the public schools are supposed to get ... on the Joint Legislative Task Force on education finance Reform meet for ...
Members of a new legislative panel agreed Wednesday how $9 billion in ... to North Carolina's public schools is outdated and too complicated, but ... the Joint Legislative Task Force on education finance Reform met for the first time. ... North Carolina had 37 different allotments in the 2014-15 school year, ...
A legislative task force is poised to lead in making big changes to the way the state allocates funding to North Carolina's public schools.
federal judges say nine North Carolina legislative districts redrawn by ... that pushed through a conservative agenda on taxes, education and ...
University of North Carolina Wilmington ... UNCW and New Hanover County schools are inviting the community to weigh in and "dream ... The lab school initiative is the result of recent legislation designed to provide enhanced learning ... Van Dempsey, dean of UNCW's Watson College of education, has been named to the ...
He said it would make "North Carolina more welcoming." ... It said that N.C. law - which was HB2 - required that state agency bathrooms be ...
One year after the passage of HB 2, the anti-trans bathroom bill, in North Carolina, the state has lost at least half a billion dollars and the possibility of yet another Duke basketball championship, after what should have been basically a home game ...
... among black students from 1990 - the earliest available - to 2015 improved less than Kentucky's blacks. Meanwhile, other southern states - North Carolina, Louisiana, Georgia and Arkansas - matched or exceeded the national-average increase in black ...
HRC co-hosted All In For Equality Advocacy Day at the Texas Capitol, where about 1,000 pro-equality advocates gathered to talk to their legislators about pursuing pro-equality legislation and urged them to vote against unnecessary, harmful anti-LGBTQ ...
The North Carolina Council of Churches is hosting a forum to explore the relationship between faith and issues facing the state General Assembly.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) has signed legislation that would allow student organizations at the commonwealth's public schools and colleges to bar gays, lesbians and transgender people from joining, opening a new front in a national battle over so ...
children participate in a physical education class at Kit Carson Elementary school in Las Vegas on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
SOUTHEASTERN N.C. -- For months North Carolina's superintendents have begged legislators to walk back a requirement to cut class sizes in the lower grades.
RALEIGH, N.C. - Perhaps the outcome was to be expected here in deeply conflicted North Carolina. While voters chose the brash, bullying TV boss of "The Apprentice" for president, they simultaneously chose an earnest, low-key character closer to Andy ...
As far-right speakers face loud student opposition at their university speaking gigs, conservative lawmakers in several states are introducing legislation that cracks down on protesters. ... This view is shared by other conservative billionaires and ...
Kentucky (3/19/17) - David Hornbeck, an architect of the Kentucky education reform Act who describes himself as a "consultant to the Kentucky legislature, 1989-1990," claims in a recent op-ed: "Kentucky's children have made more progress than those of ...
The other, a century later, sought to undo the ramifications of slavery and Jim Crow laws - inequality, poverty, lack of education, to name a few. So she puzzled over a ... (Jesse Helms, the archconservative Republican senator from North Carolina ...
Sara Foss' March 9 column, ["It's time to raise the age,"] supporting legislation to raise New York's age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18 expresses opinions on a familiar subject that warrants prompt attention.
Lawmakers nationwide are considering legislation mandating driver's education students be taught what to do during a traffic stop with law enforcement officers.
We business leaders support the goals of "Read to Achieve" legislation passed in 2012 that aims to ensure North Carolina students are reading proficiently at the end of third grade. We are urging the creation of a comprehensive, aligned birth-through ...
The award is presented to an individual inside or outside the field of gifted education who has been a consistent advocate on behalf of gifted students and a voice for supporting gifted education in North Carolina. ... They also commended his help in ...
Most of the time, though, the questions remained unanswered, despite the numerous laws on the books providing access to public records and freedom of information.
Changes may be on the way for North Carolina's driver's education curriculum. If a bill filed in the state House of Representatives passes, prospective drivers will learn how to interact with law enforcement officers during a traffic stop. The ...


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