Our students deserve better, and by standing up and standing together, we will ensure they get better.
October 31, 2014
Public school teachers are leaving North Carolina for greener pastures, and who could blame them? Progress North Carolina created a video series – Project First Person – to give North Carolinians the chance to hear from teachers directly about the challenges and consequences of state lawmakers failure to fully-fund public education in our state.
October 15, 2010
Many students already have a hero in the classroom The new film “Waiting for ‘Superman’”, which opens in theaters nationwide this week, tells a powerful story about how the public education system isn’t meeting the needs of parents and students. Unfortunately it doesn’t tell the whole story, and the film maker doesn’t offer real solutions. […]
Party politics trumps doing anything for N.C. The effects of the Great Recession have been devastating to our state’s budget. Tax collections are down due to massive job losses and reduced consumer spending while increased demand for public services like unemployment threaten North Carolina’s ability to fund its single largest expenditure – public education. The […]