Education Savings Accounts (ESAs) have been much in the news lately. So what exactly are ESAs? They are revolutionary new way to empower parents to take control over their child’s education. By allowing parents to tailor the education process according to the specific needs of the child, ESAs prove an attractive education option not only […]
Monthly Archives: October 2015
By Jenna A. Robinson The UNC Presidential Search Committee has done just enough to satisfy the legal requirements recently laid out by the North Carolina General Assembly. Senate Bill 670, which the UNC Board of Governors has agreed to follow, requires that “at least three final candidates shall be submitted to the full Board from […]
Our creative friends at Choice Media have put on a new, humorous spin on those anti-school choice curmudgeons. Enjoy.
The News & Observer had a piece on Wake County's recent increase in its local supplement to teacher salaries. The article includes "praise" from the left-wing group WakeUp Wake County, as well as "criticism" from this article by Civitas Institute Senior Education Analyst Bob Luebke. Luebke's criticism focuses not on the pay supplement itself, […]
By Jenna A. Robinson Recently, the Raleigh News & Observer revealed that the UNC Presidential Search Committee’s top candidate for the next system president is former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings. Spellings is certainly a better choice than others who have been rumored, including WCU chancellor David Belcher, Iowa State University President Steven Leath, […]