Stephen Wiley Named Executive Director of Carolina Partnership for Reform

Stephen Wiley Named Executive Director of Carolina Partnership for Reform

Carolina Partnership for Reform (CPR) announced today that Stephen Wiley has joined the organization as Executive Director.  Wiley issued the following...

April 7, 2017

VOTE BUYING IN RALEIGH

And here we thought the conservative majority was about reform. But up pops a $714 million, bipartisan monstrosity  in...

April 6, 2017

WAKE BUREAUCRATS FIGHT CLASS SIZE REDUCTION WITH SCARE

Hmm. Just as we hear about rape in the Wake County schools (after discipline was relaxed), up comes a...

April 5, 2017

WHY NOT BREAK THE MOLD ON SCHOOL CHOICE?

We seriously doubt much is said about it in school today, but great military leaders turned stalemate with bold...

March 31, 2017

A $3,500 INSULT?

When reading teachers who helped third graders make progress received a $3,500 bonus, the News & Observer called it...

March 30, 2017

COOPER’S SLICK FREEBIE

Channeling his inner Bernie Sanders, Roy Cooper wants to giveaway free community college tuition. Hmm. Maximum tuition is $2,400...

March 29, 2017

ATTACK ON TAX CAP BEGINS

The predictable backlash against allowing the people to vote on a Constitutional Amendment putting a cap on how high...

March 28, 2017

KEEP KOOL-AID ON RULES COMMITTEE SHELF

Beware Greeks bearing gifts? No. They’re fine. Beware NCAE lobbying for passage of HB13. It’s spiked with Jim Jones...

March 23, 2017

CORPORATE TAX RATES MATTER

The media would like us to think lower corporate taxes won’t affect business expansion and job creation. But just...

March 22, 2017

TAX CUTS DON’T THREATEN EDUCATION. A BAD SYSTEM DOES

With Senate reformers pushing their billion dollar, middle class tax cut plan, howls that education will be destroyed are...

March 21, 2017

30 STEAKS

Harris Teeter had filet mignon steaks for $11 apiece the other day. You can buy almost 30 of them...

March 20, 2017

TEACHER RAISES? YES. BUT RAISE STANDARDS, TOO.

Roy Cooper wants another half billion dollars for teacher raises. Another double-digit raise: 10%. That probably polls well. But...

March 16, 2017

CHOICES AND COOPERATION

In his budget and State of the State address, Governor Cooper dumped a grab bag full of spending notions...