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NC SPIN props up our mummified state schools superintendent

      Today’s episode of NC Spin needs to appear on DPI superintendent June Atkinson’s campaign report as an in-kind contribution.  The show that bills itself as “Balanced Debate For The Old North State”  gave the incumbent DPI boss — who DOES have an…

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North Carolina Campaign 2012: Staying after class with Mr. Tedesco

    John Tedesco looks tired.  And he SHOULD.  He’s running an extremely low-budget campaign for state superintendent of public instruction.  He has no entourage of aides.  Some candidates have customized buses for touring the state.  Tedesco has himself, his smart phone, and his personal…

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NC Campaign 2012: Don’t cry for the edu-crats

During the debate over the 2011 state budget, we heard a lot of screaming, crying, moaning and complaining from Democrats and their NCAE allies about alleged draconian budget cuts.  The new Republican majority was responsible for teachers being fired or laid off.  The cuts to…

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Tedesco: Screaming pro-Obama teacher NEEDS to Go

          John Tedesco, Republican candidate for NC public schools superintendent, has called for a Salisbury teacher —  made famous via a viral video —  to resign her post: John Tedesco, a Republican candidate for North Carolina superintendent of public instruction, released…

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Meet John Tedesco

  The candidates for governor and president are citing education as one of this election year’s major issues. On July 17, Republican voters in North Carolina have an opportunity to make a statement about the direction the state’s public schools will take in coming years….