NC needs to stop the lollygagging and invest in teachers

NC needs to stop the lollygagging and invest in teachers

There’s a scene in “Bull Durham” that features the Bulls manager throwing bats into the locker room shower and berating the team for the mortal sin of “lollygagging.” He wonders aloud, after being reminded of his team’s 8-16 record, “How did we ever win eight?” This...
The myth of limited resources to support NC education

The myth of limited resources to support NC education

One of the ongoing tensions underlying much of the current debate over public education in North Carolina is the amount of money available to support our schools. Last year, with an economic recovery resulting in a $400 million surplus – the first such surplus in...