Uncategorized

House members begin examining education reform (audio)

The House Education Committee will take up the Education Improvement Act of 2013 this morning at the legislature.

NC Policy Watch’s Lindsay Wagner has a great piece here on how House Bill 719 differs from the education reform plan offered in the state Senate.

Rep. Rick Glazier, a primary sponsor on HB 719, talked with Chris Fitzsimon over the weekend on News and Views about teacher pay and the idea of an A-F grading system for North Carolina’s public schools.

Click below to hear a portion of that radio interview or visit the Policy Watch website, where you can down load a podcast of the full interview:

 

Check Also

As the CEOs for Facebook, Twitter and Google appear before Congress, NC’s House Dems call for an end to false political ads

Representatives David Price (NC-04), G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) ...

Top Stories from NCPW

  • News
  • Commentary

Obsolete laws allow big campaign spenders to hide their identities until after Nov. 3 WASHINGTON — A [...]

Just off I-85, on the way into Kings Mountain, there’s a truck stop on Dixon School Road. Driving th [...]

One month after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, having argued that the nation needs [...]

Recent rejection of proposed Wake charter reveals a system that can get messy, contentious and perso [...]

Americans can be a selfish lot. Not everybody, of course. But too many people couldn’t care less abo [...]

“Just make it end!” That’s what many Americans are thinking and saying right now about a lot of thin [...]

With North Carolinians on track to cast eye-popping numbers of votes in advance of Election Day, Nov [...]

In the rush to replace Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court, we’ve heard [...]