Tag: Education Reform

After SPIN! Video – “What Didn’t You Get To Say?”

| November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the November 27th program: In this video our panelists discuss what they didn’t get to say on last weeks show.

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NC SPIN episode # 919 – Air Date 6/12/2016

| June 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Topics: The June Primary Results, The State Budget Dance Moves into High Gear, Achievement School Districts, and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: David Diamont, Former Legislator Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Connie Wilson, Former Legislator Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After SPIN! Video – “Should the state close failing schools?”

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Chris Fitzsimon – Representative Rob Bryan wants to start a pilot project that would choose five of the worst performing public schools in the state and either force them to close or be taken over by successful charter schools.  He is following similar programs in New Orleans and Tennessee. He asks […]

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NC SPIN episode # 868 – Air Date 6/21/15

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

In this special NC SPIN program, Tom Campbell talks with Governor Pat McCrory about Connect NC and North Carolina’s immediate need to invest in transportation and infrastructure projects, comparing the Governor’s budget with those of the House and the Senate, North Carolina’s economy, Medicaid and elections.

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NC SPIN episode # 850 – Air Date 2/15/15

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Special edition of NC SPIN taped live at the Public School Forum of North Carolina’s 2015 Eggs & Issues. Public education topics include: Teacher compensation, recruitment and retention, School choice, School performance and the A-F grading system, High Standards and Testing Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, Director of NC Policy Watch John Hood, President, The John Locke […]

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After SPIN! 10/19/14 – “Were NC’s 2013 SAT Scores good news or bad news?”

| October 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! Video – 10/19/14 – Question to John Hood: “North Carolina’s 2013 SAT scores were released recently and the state average for the 64 percent of students who took the test was 1,468, three points below the national average. We were above average in reading but behind in math and writing. Is this a […]

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NC SPIN Episode # 828 – Air Date 9/14/14

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Topics: Eight weeks and counting, Coal Ash becomes law without McCrory’s signature, Lowering the bar and #TellUsSomethingWeDontKnow! Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, Director of NC Policy Watch Becki Gray, Columnist, Carolina Journal John Hood, President of the John Locke Foundation Howard Lee, Former State Senator Tom Campbell, Moderator

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NC SPIN episode # 826 – Air Date 8/31/14

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Topics: School Vouchers, Election Laws, The Three Judge Panel, Balance of Power, Gay Marriage and #TellUsSomethingWeDontKnow Panelists: Rufus Edminsten, Former Secretary of State Chris Fitzsimon, Director of NC Policy Watch John Hood, President, The John Locke Foundation Bob Orr, Former Supreme Court Justice Tom Campbell, Moderator

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Governor Pat McCrory Interview on NC SPIN – Air Date 8/24/14

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Be sure to watch this week’s special edition of NC SPIN.  Governor Pat McCrory sits down with Tom Campbell to provide his review of the General Assembly’s Short Session, and share his agenda and goals for the rest of the year.

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June Atkinson – Loaded Question: “Will you run again?”

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dr. June Atkinson answer’s Tom Campbell’s Loaded Question – “Will you run again?” Dr. June Atkinson shares “it’s too early to say” if she will or will not run again for State Superintendent of Public Instruction, but feels there is much to do over the next two years and is looking forward to continuing her […]

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