Category: Education

Roy Cooper signs measures to address effects of pandemic on students

By Carolina Journal Staff Raleigh, NC – Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday, April 9, signed two bills into law designed to help students who lost more than a year of in-person learning because of the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. House…

Three NC school initiatives show promise

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – In North Carolina politics, few issues are as contentious as education. For years, Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican-led General Assembly have locked horns on such issues as funding formulas, teacher pay, and…

What are NC teachers teaching? We have no idea

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By Dr. Terry Stoops Raleigh, NC – One of the most peculiar aspects of education in North Carolina is that we know the number of wireless access points per classroom but know very little about what’s taught inside of it. …