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NC Policy Watch: N.C. teacher: Superintendent Mark Johnson “revoked” my access to Tuesday education summit

News & Observer: I’m a Teacher. I shouldn’t have to be a nurse and counselor too.

NC Policy Watch: Pardon me if I’m skeptical of Treasurer Folwell’s motives in the current State Health Plan debate

NC Policy Watch: In mock college application essay, NC teacher explains how state leaders are failing our kids

UCLA Law Review: Effective Discipline: Bringing Classroom Strategies to a State Constitutional Crisis (with Angie Scioli and Justin Parmenter)

NC Policy Watch: Sen. Phil Berger sidesteps an inconvenient truth about NC teacher pay

NC Policy Watch: As he recovers, let’s hope Treasurer Folwell urges North Carolinians to work together by keeping apart

Cardinal & Pine: I’m a Teacher. Here’s What I Expect a Pandemic-Era Classroom to Look Like

Cardinal & Pine: From a Teacher: Don’t Let Lawmakers Fool You. The School Budget Shortfall Has Nothing To Do With Coronavirus.

Cardinal & Pine: I’m a Teacher. We Are In No Way Prepared To Open NC Schools In August.

Cardinal & Pine: NC Teacher: Lawmakers Are Laughing In Our Faces With Latest Pay Raise Bill

Cardinal & Pine: Burr and Tillis: I’m A NC Teacher. We Desperately Need Coronavirus Relief in the HEROES Act.

Cardinal & Pine: Lessons From A First-Grade Teacher: Here’s How To Deal With Those Who Think Coronavirus Is No Big Deal

Cardinal & Pine: I’m a NC Teacher. Stop Treating NC School Reopening as a Game.

Cardinal & Pine: The Five Stages of Grieving Another School Year Lost to Coronavirus

Cardinal & Pine: I’m a Teacher. Mike Pence’s Visit to a Private School in NC Today Sends the Wrong Message.

Cardinal & Pine: Why Are NC Schools Pushing Standardized Testing in the Midst of a Pandemic?

Cardinal & Pine: State’s Schools Are Ignored While Big Business Gets COVID-19 Hand-Outs

Cardinal & Pine: Take It From a Teacher Raised by 2 Postal Workers, the Attacks on Schools and the USPS Are Linked

Cardinal & Pine: Almost 30% of NC School Districts Are Open for In-Person Learning. Why?

Cardinal & Pine: Most NC Families Support Public Schools. Why Don’t Our Lawmakers?

Cardinal & Pine: Why Mister Rogers’ 1969 Plea for Children’s Programming Matters to NC’s Underfunded Schools Today

Cardinal & Pine: ‘What It Was, Was Football’: Here is What Football and Coronavirus Have In Common

Cardinal & Pine: ‘Join or Die’: What History Can Teach Us About Beating Coronavirus

Cardinal & Pine: It’s Way Too Soon for NC to Be Declaring “Mission Accomplished”

Cardinal & Pine: This NC Social Studies Teacher Says Trump, GOP Are Warping History Curriculum

Cardinal & Pine: Why NC Schools, Facing Another Round of Coronavirus, Shouldn’t Cave to Peer Pressure to Reopen

Cardinal & Pine: Keep the $325, NC General Assembly. Spend It On Safe Classrooms.

Cardinal & Pine: I’m a NC Teacher. You Should Vote as if Public Education is at Stake.

Cardinal & Pine: From a Teacher: Why 2020 Election in NC Will Leave Many With Buyer’s Remorse

Cardinal & Pine: An Outsider on the Inside: Tony Tata’s Rise from Ruining Schools in NC to a Top Position in the Trump Admin

Cardinal & Pine: Staying Home is What the Spirit of Thanksgiving is About in 2020

Cardinal & Pine: The COVID Classroom is Stressful. But Don’t Blame Teachers, Blame Your Leaders.

Cardinal & Pine: Forcing Kids Back in Class for ‘End of Year’ Testing Makes No Sense

Cardinal & Pine: Teacher Turnover in NC Dropped Slightly. But Don’t Pat Yourself on the Back GOP.

Cardinal & Pine: A Letter to Santa From NC’s Cash-Starved Schools

Cardinal & Pine: Why My Kids Can See Themselves in the ‘Greatest Generation’

Cardinal & Pine: Sending Teachers Back to Classrooms for Tests is Absolute Madness

Cardinal & Pine: NC Teacher: The State Needs to Recognize, and Teach, the History of Racism

Cardinal & Pine: Civics Teacher: Tillis and Burr Are Completely Wrong About the Constitution

News & Observer: Letter to the Editor – how bout them apple jobs?

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