Opinion

Education

Profiteering off North Carolina public schools – Keith Poston

As students walked into elementary classrooms on their first day of school, here’s what some found: many classrooms for art, music and special education are gone. At some schools teachers educate students with special needs inside tiny storage closets while art, music and specials teachers push their supplies in carts from room to room – all due to an unfunded mandate from the General Assembly to lower K-3 class sizes that some districts simply can’t accommodate.

Opinion

New Vietnam documentary series is a timely – and sobering – reminder

Many Americans’ moral vanity is expressed nowadays in their rage to disparage. They are incapable of measured judgments about past politics – about flawed historical figures who were forced by cascading circumstances to make difficult decisions on the basis of imperfect information. So, the nation now needs an example of how to calmly assess episodes fraught with passion and sorrow. An example arrived Sunday night.

Opinion

Justice in North Carolina under attack – Marcia Morey

After 18 years serving the public in Durham as a judge, I left the bench in April and took a giant leap into the lion’s den of the legislature. While I understood that my new role as a member of the N.C. House would be in a highly charged political environment compared to my nonpartisan role as a judge, I did not anticipate this year’s systematic attack on the independence of North Carolina’s judiciary.

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