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Next big battle in NC politics just days away
Thursday, November 15, 2018
The 2018 election may finally be in the rear view mirror, but, for better or worse, the next battle over the state’s future will commence very soon on Nov. 27. That’s the day that Republican legislative leaders will convene the latest of their endless stream of “special” legislative sessions. Unfortunately, there’s little
A young voter explains why there aren’t more young voters
Friday, November 2, 2018
Upon seeing my Facebook page mainly consisting of repetitive posts trying to coerce young people into voting, many slightly older people approach me asking for ways to increase the low rates of voter turnout among my generation. “You should be on college campuses,” they politely suggest. “Why don’t you try social media?” It
What’s our story on school violence, NC?
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
MATTHEWS – On the day of the school shooting, I arrived at Butler High School in Matthews. I have dreaded that moment ever since we launched EducationNC. I drove to the school as soon as I heard about the shooting because we cannot do this work and only show up on the good days .Our job is to help the people across North Carolina understand how a

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