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JuneA @ NC DPI: Poorly-performing students repeating a grade ‘a 20th-century artifact’

I am starting to believe that the plastic surgeons have stretched June Atkinson’s face so tight that it is putting pressure on her brain and degrading her motor skills. The godmother of the K-12 public education bureaucracy here in North Carolina has teamed up with…

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The UNC athletics “scandal”: Overlooking the role of K-12 public education

For some years, I’ve had one foot in the academic world and one in the business world.  (I am an adjunct instructor at a number of area colleges here in North Carolina.) It’s been no secret to me that quite a few career academics have…