Category: Education

School calendar flexibility passes NC House

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By Carolina Journal Staff Raleigh, NC – The North Carolina House has passed a bill that would give individual school districts more flexibility to set their own calendars.  House Bill 376 passed the chamber on Thursday, April 22, by a…

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…