Education Matters – Newsmakers & Newsbreakers

Education Matters – Newsmakers & Newsbreakers

Topic: Newsmakers & Newsbreakers Education has been a mainstay in the headlines in recent years here in North Carolina. This week we talk to one of the education newsmakers, Judge Bob Orr. He’s a former NC Supreme Court Justice who recently represented the State...
Education Matters – Tax Cap Amendment and Education

Education Matters – Tax Cap Amendment and Education

Topic: Tax Cap Amendment and Education The General Assembly is considering a Constitutional amendment to permanently cap income tax rates in North Carolina. If approved, it would appear on the November ballot along with other Constitutional amendments being proposed...
Education Matters – NC’s School Building Needs

Education Matters – NC’s School Building Needs

Topic: NC’s School Building Needs North Carolina public schools have about $8 billion dollars in construction, renovation and repair needs. Cracked walls, outdated inefficient heating and cooling systems and school grounds that look like trailer parks due to the...
Education Matters – Principal Pay

Education Matters – Principal Pay

Topic: Principal Pay Last year the average pay for a principal in North Carolina ranked 50th nationally. The General Assembly responded with new investments and a new plan for how principals are paid. That plan has drawn a lot of criticism because, if unchanged, it...