My Spin by Tom Campbell

The money is fungible

All our lives we’ve heard aphorisms about money. Truisms like, “the love of money is the root of all evil,” “a penny saved is a penny earned,” “a fool and his money are soon parted,” and...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   June 20, 2014

Lawmakers face high-stakes math test

When lawmakers return to Raleigh on Wednesday for the “short session” they will face their own high-stakes math text, one that could prove troublesome as they face budget numbers that don’t add...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   May 9, 2014

Let's take teacher pay off the table

Just when we might be ready to engage in productive discussions about creating world-class schools in North Carolina another distraction arises. Drop-out rates, common core, testing, charter schools...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   April 25, 2014