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Time to give Dr. Bob AND his puppets on the school board THE BOOT

  We’ve got a huge pile of uselessness at the top of the food chain in the Moore County Public Schools.  Our superintendent, Bob Grimesey, cried on-cue and on-camera to pull his chestnuts out of the fire and reverse the decision to fire him a…

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The perils of not paying close attention to your local school board

  A board of directors is meant to give direction to an  organization’s paid staff.  Not to sit back and wait for the paid staff to tell them what is going to happen.   Unfortunately, the latter is most often the scenario you find in…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NC State Government Politics

Grades on “commitment to public education.” *Oh, Goody.* (Just in time for the elections.)

Something called the Network for Public Education has issued grades for each of the 50 states evaluating their “commitment” to public education.  On their web site, I notice that The Round Rev hisself is the keynote speaker at NPE’s April conference in Raleigh.  This sounds…

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Money for a new PR flack, but not for pay raises, supplies, facilities …

The educrats and their drive-by media enablers are a piece of work.  They’ve been able to successfully paint legislators in Raleigh as micro-managers deciding who gets a teaching assistant and who does not.  One super PAC is running a TV ad against House speaker Thom…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Education Media Moore County NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

Tillman’s chicken nugget bill has good intentions, but misses the mark

  State senator Jerry Tillman (R) — that body’s majority whip, who also represents Moore and Randolph counties — has pushed through legislation  targeting a policy that gave North Carolina some embarrassing international publicity earlier this year: The Hoke County chicken nugget school lunch incident…

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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…