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Why we should invest in North Carolina

Many important programs that contribute to the quality of life for each of us in North Carolina are on the legislative chopping block. In his column today, Chris Fitzsimon reports on the drastic cuts being considered by some lawmakers. You won’t want to miss reading “The ominous budget-slashing coalition [1]”.

North Carolina has made tremendous strides in education since 2001. One program to help improve student performance, the Personal Education Plan could go farther to help low performing students. Progressive Voices commentator Rochelle Williams explains how in her commentary entitled “Improve intervention plan for low-performing students [2].”