Tag: Plan B

Efforts to reopen NC classrooms ramp up, despite Roy Cooper’s veto

school check-in with temperature check and masks

By David N. Bass Raleigh, NC – The N.C. State Board of Education passed a resolution Thursday, March 4, calling on all public school districts to give parents the option of in-person learning by the end of March. The education…

Advocating for our high school students

By Katie Henry Pittsboro, NC – Brief history lesson for those who believe the PTA at your school is all about making you buy wrapping paper to raise money for field trips. The PTA was started in 1897 by two…

Schools are not a big driver of COVID-19 cases

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By Dr. Terry Stoops Raleigh, NC – Early this month, officials from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) delivered their monthly COVID-19 update to the State Board of Education. The presentation (available here) included the usual…

Choice should guide NC schools reopening

by John Hood Raleigh, NC – If you are among the minority of North Carolinians who haven’t supported the expansion of parental choice in education over the past two decades — in the form of charter schools, open enrollment among…