Education Industry | Beaufort County Now | In North Carolina education is big business. Sadly, North Carolina's Education Industry has become an unwieldy state sponsored monopoly that has long lost tract of the true path of its prime directive - to educate our "children" to be productive citizens. For good, and now, mostly bad, this mega business, which supports the lifestyles of so many "educators," whom have long since lost interest in the precepts of that assumed prime directive, is the collective yours (as citizens) to change, or to continue to carry burden unchanged. Either direction, this category is dedicated to providing the information to form real knowledge in the citizens of North Carolina, who take the time to care about the future direction of our community, and the society it provides us. Education is most important in that societal construct. Maybe we should all care a bit more that it returns to do its intended job. | beaufort county, bcn, nc, north carolina, now, beaufortcountynow, events, articles, business, photos, news, government

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In North Carolina education is big business.

Sadly, North Carolina's Education Industry has become an unwieldy state sponsored monopoly that has long lost tract of the true path of its prime directive - to educate our "children" to be productive citizens.

For good, and now, mostly bad, this mega business, which supports the lifestyles of so many "educators," whom have long since lost interest in the precepts of that assumed prime directive, is the collective yours (as citizens) to change, or to continue to carry burden unchanged.

Either direction, this category is dedicated to providing the information to form real knowledge in the citizens of North Carolina, who take the time to care about the future direction of our community, and the society it provides us.

Education is most important in that societal construct. Maybe we should all care a bit more that it returns to do its intended job.

The COVID-19 crisis, with all of its complexities, is revealing simplicities about education and life.
The COVID-19 crisis, with all of its complexities, is revealing simplicities about education and life.
 
Planning the school budget efficiently is one of the most crucial things that a headteacher can do, it makes such a difference to the school and, thus, the students.
Planning the school budget efficiently is one of the most crucial things that a headteacher can do, it makes such a difference to the school and, thus, the students.
 
Tom Campbell's opinion piece, "We are re-segregating our schools," blames charter schools for "re-segregating" district schools. Using the term segregation, associated with the Jim Crow era ending 65 years ago, is intentional.
Tom Campbell's opinion piece, "We are re-segregating our schools," blames charter schools for "re-segregating" district schools. Using the term segregation, associated with the Jim Crow era ending 65 years ago, is intentional.
 
This is the third of a three-part series examining the issue of school supplies.
This is the third of a three-part series examining the issue of school supplies.
 
Education is a labor-intensive industry, and our public schools provide outstanding employment opportunities for a wide range of workers
Education is a labor-intensive industry, and our public schools provide outstanding employment opportunities for a wide range of workers
 
Since National School Choice Week began in 2011, North Carolina has become a leader in expanding educational opportunities
Since National School Choice Week began in 2011, North Carolina has become a leader in expanding educational opportunities
 
The UNC Board of Governors have awarded Dr. Gregory Chadwick, dean of East Carolina University's School of Dental Medicine, with the 2017 Gov. James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service
The UNC Board of Governors have awarded Dr. Gregory Chadwick, dean of East Carolina University's School of Dental Medicine, with the 2017 Gov. James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service
 
The leaders of the North Carolina public education systems, including the President of the University of North Carolina, the Acting President of the North Carolina Community College System, and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, have partnered to create My Future NC
The leaders of the North Carolina public education systems, including the President of the University of North Carolina, the Acting President of the North Carolina Community College System, and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, have partnered to create My Future NC
 
UNC President Margaret Spellings announced the University of North Carolina's Research Opportunities Initiative (UNC ROI) will provide three new grants worth a total of $6.2 million to teams from six universities in the UNC system
UNC President Margaret Spellings announced the University of North Carolina's Research Opportunities Initiative (UNC ROI) will provide three new grants worth a total of $6.2 million to teams from six universities in the UNC system
 
Students will soon be able to apply for the Cheatham-White Scholarship, a newly established merit-based scholarship program for incoming freshmen attending North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University or North Carolina Central University beginning in the fall of 2018
Students will soon be able to apply for the Cheatham-White Scholarship, a newly established merit-based scholarship program for incoming freshmen attending North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University or North Carolina Central University beginning in the fall of 2018
 
Please take notice that Ralph Strayhorn, Chair of the Golden LEAF Investment Committee, has called a special meeting of the Investment Committee for Monday, August 21, 2017, at 2 p.m.
Please take notice that Ralph Strayhorn, Chair of the Golden LEAF Investment Committee, has called a special meeting of the Investment Committee for Monday, August 21, 2017, at 2 p.m.
 
UNC system president Margaret Spellings released a statement following today's meeting of the UNC Board of Governors Committee on Educational Planning, Policies, and Programs
UNC system president Margaret Spellings released a statement following today's meeting of the UNC Board of Governors Committee on Educational Planning, Policies, and Programs
 
UNC system president Margaret Spellings announced Thursday that four recent UNC system graduates will serve as Presidential Scholars for the 2017-18 academic year
UNC system president Margaret Spellings announced Thursday that four recent UNC system graduates will serve as Presidential Scholars for the 2017-18 academic year
 
The Golden LEAF Foundation, which assists tobacco-dependent, economically distressed and rural communities across North Carolina, will hold a meeting of its Board of Directors on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the Kimpton Cardinal Hotel in the Lexington Conference Room in Winston-Salem
The Golden LEAF Foundation, which assists tobacco-dependent, economically distressed and rural communities across North Carolina, will hold a meeting of its Board of Directors on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the Kimpton Cardinal Hotel in the Lexington Conference Room in Winston-Salem
 
Johnson O. Akinleye, who has served as interim chancellor of North Carolina Central University since January 2017, has been elected to the position on a permanent basis by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina
Johnson O. Akinleye, who has served as interim chancellor of North Carolina Central University since January 2017, has been elected to the position on a permanent basis by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina
 
A bill was introduced in the state legislature to shift control of the state’s apprenticeship program from the Department of Commerce to the community college system
A bill was introduced in the state legislature to shift control of the state’s apprenticeship program from the Department of Commerce to the community college system
 
A small change in a North Carolina law affecting charter schools could have a major impact on teacher education in North Carolina.
A small change in a North Carolina law affecting charter schools could have a major impact on teacher education in North Carolina.
 
School choice in North Carolina recently hit a major roadblock when Superior Court Judge Abraham Jones barred a virtual charter school from operating in the state.
School choice in North Carolina recently hit a major roadblock when Superior Court Judge Abraham Jones barred a virtual charter school from operating in the state.
 
There they go again: The North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) continues to pump out misleading claims about Civitas and the state's public school system.
There they go again: The North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) continues to pump out misleading claims about Civitas and the state's public school system.
 
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