education, jobs, economy lead top 2015 state issues

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 6, 2015 PRESS INQUIRIES: [email protected] North Carolinians are most concerned with jobs, the economy, and education, and 81% say the state’s economy has stayed the same or gotten better in a statewide poll released Friday by the Carolina Partnership for Reform. Support continues for reforms to the tax structure, with the majority supporting a reduction in … Read More


Here’s an amazing fact about teacher tenure from The New Teacher Project, a business and education group seeking education solutions. Taxpayers spend $250 million on raises for teachers their school district has already identified are ineffective teachers. Another fact. Their study reports over half the best teachers earn less than the average ineffective teacher in their district. It’s the fault … Read More