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    Thoughts on NC Test Scores

    Posted in Education By Bob Luebke | Tagged , ,

    Test results regarding the performance and growth of North Carolina public schools were released yesterday. For the most part, the news was a mixed bag. And, to the dismay of many, there were few significant changes. While news outlets and blogs are providing plenty of commentary, I’d like to share a few general observations Grades.  […]

  2. Sep

    Lady Liberty fastballs Gene Nichol

    Posted in Education By Bob Luebke | Tagged , ,

    For the past several years we’ve chronicled how UNC law professor Gene Nichol has used taxpayer-funded resources for political purposes and encouraged political activism (See here, here and here). It’s always encouraging when others join in.  Yesterday Lady Liberty, wrote a blistering response to Nichol’s op-ed, NC Teachers being voluntarily exploited and points where she […]

  3. Aug

    NC ACT scores do not measure up.

    Posted in Education By Bob Luebke | Tagged , ,

    Last week the College Board released ACT scores. The ACT is designed to measure how well high school graduates are prepared for college and careers. A review of the 2015 data suggests the Tar Heel state has a lot of work to do. While state-t0-state comparisons are always tricky, For sake of comparison, it should […]

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    Ed Next Poll results released

    Posted in Education By Bob Luebke | Tagged , , ,

    Yesterday Education Next released results of the 2015 its annual national Poll on School Reform. Find the results here and Ed Next’s analysis, here.) The Ed Next Poll is a treasure trove of interesting data on a variety of topics including: what do people think of their schools; which subjects do parents want emphasized; school […]

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    School choice event video available

    Posted in Education By Bob Luebke | Tagged , ,

    Video from our July 15th event, School Choice: The Engine of a Growing Economy is now available. Access video and presentations here .

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