Tag: education


JOHN HOOD: Change how we pay teachers

About this time last year, progressive activists and Democratic politicians were trumpeting the news that North Carolina was 49th in the country in friendliness to teachers, according to a study by the website WalletHub. The state’s low ranking proved that Republicans disliked ...

Cooper Says Show Me The Money With New Budget

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper wants to borrow twice as much as state House Republicans do in a construction bond referendum that’s part of his two-year budget.
PodcastTavern Voices

Ep. 12 – Spiderocrates

Are North Carolina farmers tired of WINNING? Why is the WNBA so awful? Who’s running North Carolina’s Public Education System? Was the quote from Spiderman or Socrates? Kevin King and Tyler Cralle ask these tough questions, and much more, on ...
BlogTyler Cralle

Poor Teachers

With midterm elections almost 6 months away this unfavorable teacher salary data was inevitable… North Carolina ranks 37th in the nation for average teacher pay, according to estimates released Monday by the National Education Association. The estimate may be revised later ...
PodcastTavern Voices

Episode 3 – Not The Tyler Cralle After Hours Show

On this episode of Tavern Voices, Kevin King and Tyler Cralle discuss why it’s not the Tyler Cralle After Hours show and Kevin’s inability to shoot clays, while simultaneously tackling Roy Cooper’s slush fund, the debate over K-5 classroom size, ...
BlogKevin King

Making Universities Earn Their Funding

The Wall Street Journal recently reported on how some states are moving to fund universities based off of their performance. Taking a page from cash-strapped parents, states are increasingly telling their public universities to prove they’re worth the investment. The ...