Tag: NC Education

After SPIN! Video – “What Didn’t You Get To Say? Becki Gray discusses the funding structure of our public education system.”

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the February 1st program: In this video Becki Gray discusses the funding structure of our public education system.

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After SPIN! Video – “What Didn’t You Get To Say? Howard Lee discusses the power structure of our state education system.”

| February 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the February 1st program In this video Howard Lee discusses the power structure of our state education system.

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After SPIN! Video – “Does an A grade now mean Average?”

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Rick and Rob – Carolina Journal recently wrote a piece on what they call high grade high schools, saying that grade inflation is real and that increasingly A is for average. The story said that it isn’t that students are smarter than in the past but that teachers are grading more […]

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After SPIN! Video – “Will new iPads help improve student reading levels?”

| August 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to John and Chris – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson announced that the state will spend $6 million in unspent money to purchase iPads for teachers in kindergarten through grade three. The hope is these devices will help teachers track student reading levels. Do you think this will help improve […]

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After SPIN! Video – “Should schools drop the A – F grading system?”

| July 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Cash Michaels and Phil Kirk –A Raleigh Middle School is dropping the A through F grading system for next year because they say it doesn’t provide enough information about how students are doing and can discourage students who have low grades. In their place teachers will check off whether a student […]

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After SPIN! Video – “What Didn’t You Get To Say? Find out why Chris Fitzsimon thinks education funding is about more than teacher pay.”

| June 13, 2018 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! Video from the June 8th program: In this video Chris Fitzsimon discusses how education funding is about much more than just teacher pay.

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After SPIN! Video – Does NC need a bill to require teachers to report how many and what movies they show to their pupils?”

| June 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Cash and Rick – Representative Justin Burr, better known as the sponsor of the Judicial Redistricting bill, has sponsored another bill. This one would require that teachers report how many and what movies they are showing to their pupils and the instructional purpose for showing them. Monthly totals would be required […]

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NC SPIN episode # 979 – Air Date 8/06/2017

| August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Topics: Court Rules on Redistricting, Education Cuts, Civil Rights Center and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: Brad Crone, Political Consultant Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Connie Wilson, Former Legislator Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After SPIN! Video – “How are North Carolina students doing?”

| May 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! “Question to John Hood – The National Assessment for Education Progress recently released their latest Report Card of the states. In North Carolina 8th graders scored 4 points below the national average in reading and, while they matched the national average in math, the average declined five points from last year. What’s your […]

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After SPIN! Video – “Was the Legislature wrong to take away teacher tenure?”

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Howard Lee – Our State Supreme Court recently ruled that the legislature acted wrongly in taking away career status or tenure from teachers who had already gained tenure. Was this the correct decision and how does it affect younger teachers?”

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