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UNC and other institutions may soon attempt to raise student fees.
 
Kaitlyn Shepherd, policy analyst for the Center for Effective Education at the John Locke Foundation, gives us a concise overview of the choices parents have in the education of their children in North Carolina.
Kaitlyn Shepherd, policy analyst for the Center for Effective Education at the John Locke Foundation, gives us a concise overview of the choices parents have in the education of their children in North Carolina.
 
On Oct. 19, Duke University administrators painted over a pro-Palestinian phrase inscribed on the East Campus bridge.
On Oct. 19, Duke University administrators painted over a pro-Palestinian phrase inscribed on the East Campus bridge.
 
“Anti-racist” author Ibram X. Kendi, “1619 Project” author Nikole Hannah-Jones, and a number of others claimed that the long-awaited exit of Harvard University President Claudine Gay was a coordinated racist attack — and the backlash was immediate.
“Anti-racist” author Ibram X. Kendi, “1619 Project” author Nikole Hannah-Jones, and a number of others claimed that the long-awaited exit of Harvard University President Claudine Gay was a coordinated racist attack — and the backlash was immediate.
 
An elementary school in the nation’s capital held a spirit week encouraging young students to show up to school wearing colors inspired by Black Lives Matter and the ‘Pride’ flag, according to materials obtained by The Daily Wire.
An elementary school in the nation’s capital held a spirit week encouraging young students to show up to school wearing colors inspired by Black Lives Matter and the ‘Pride’ flag, according to materials obtained by The Daily Wire.
 
The state Court of Appeals will allow two lawsuits to move forward involving school buses that caused damage while delivering meals to students during the COVID pandemic.
The state Court of Appeals will allow two lawsuits to move forward involving school buses that caused damage while delivering meals to students during the COVID pandemic.
 
Australian universities face a government prohibition on failing grades.
 
Iranian-backed Houthi terrorists struck an oil tanker near the Arabian Peninsula on Friday as President Joe Biden refuses to take adequate military action to stop the group from conducting routine attacks that are disrupting global trade in the region.
Iranian-backed Houthi terrorists struck an oil tanker near the Arabian Peninsula on Friday as President Joe Biden refuses to take adequate military action to stop the group from conducting routine attacks that are disrupting global trade in the region.
 
The Martin Center thanks its readers after two decades of higher-ed sanity.
 
Leftist academics orchestrate smear of Texas history buff, paint an effort to highlight the state's slave history as the opposite
Leftist academics orchestrate smear of Texas history buff, paint an effort to highlight the state's slave history as the opposite
 
Tradition-minded historical scholarship is nearing extinction.
 
Repurposed technologies are allowing UNC-System schools to maintain troubling records.
 
A new book by Heather Mac Donald should serve as a national wake-up call.
 
The wait is finally over. North Carolina has a solidified new state budget, and it includes a major victory for families across the state.
The wait is finally over. North Carolina has a solidified new state budget, and it includes a major victory for families across the state.
 
What if the qualifications that secure college and university accreditation instead secured accreditation for individual scholars?
What if the qualifications that secure college and university accreditation instead secured accreditation for individual scholars?
 
A back-and-forth power struggle between state lawmakers and members of the North Carolina Board of Education came to a head in the new budget—and, at least for now, lawmakers won.
A back-and-forth power struggle between state lawmakers and members of the North Carolina Board of Education came to a head in the new budget—and, at least for now, lawmakers won.
 
Professors should remember what it’s like to be a beginner.
 
Democrat Gov. Roy Cooper recently paid a visit to the Mary Washington Howe Pre-K Center in Wilmington to announce an $8 million funding initiative for preschools across North Carolina.
Democrat Gov. Roy Cooper recently paid a visit to the Mary Washington Howe Pre-K Center in Wilmington to announce an $8 million funding initiative for preschools across North Carolina.
 
Roughly 3 out of every 4 Jewish college student report they have either experienced anti-Semitism or seen others victimized by it on their campus since the Oct. 7 Hamas terror attack on Israel.
Roughly 3 out of every 4 Jewish college student report they have either experienced anti-Semitism or seen others victimized by it on their campus since the Oct. 7 Hamas terror attack on Israel.
 
Six Nevada Republicans were indicted by a grand jury in the state on Wednesday for their alleged roles in an “alternate elector” scheme that declared that former President Donald Trump won the state in 2020.
Six Nevada Republicans were indicted by a grand jury in the state on Wednesday for their alleged roles in an “alternate elector” scheme that declared that former President Donald Trump won the state in 2020.
 
A federal judge has dismissed three lawsuits filed against North Carolina State University alleging sexual abuse by the school's former sports medicine director.
A federal judge has dismissed three lawsuits filed against North Carolina State University alleging sexual abuse by the school's former sports medicine director.
 
Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott announced Wednesday the state will bus another 70,000 immigrants to Democrat-run cities around the nation amid the Biden administration’s ongoing crisis at the Southern Border.
Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott announced Wednesday the state will bus another 70,000 immigrants to Democrat-run cities around the nation amid the Biden administration’s ongoing crisis at the Southern Border.
 
In an end run around a new law that seeks to streamline the process for approving new charter schools, the Democrat-controlled North Carolina Board of Education OK’ed a new policy on Sept. 7 that allows the board to control funding for new charters.
In an end run around a new law that seeks to streamline the process for approving new charter schools, the Democrat-controlled North Carolina Board of Education OK’ed a new policy on Sept. 7 that allows the board to control funding for new charters.
 
Conservative attempts to do away with the longstanding faculty protection may backfire.
Conservative attempts to do away with the longstanding faculty protection may backfire.
 
As a youth growing up in a United States of America that understood the pain of sacrifice, the remembrance of Pearl Harbor was an annual event.
As a youth growing up in a United States of America that understood the pain of sacrifice, the remembrance of Pearl Harbor was an annual event.
 
A new report on Florida’s K-12 education system describes the main tenets of Critical Social Justice, discusses how this ideology finds its way into K-12 schools, and documents how Florida has worked to reduce its spread
A new report on Florida’s K-12 education system describes the main tenets of Critical Social Justice, discusses how this ideology finds its way into K-12 schools, and documents how Florida has worked to reduce its spread
 
Will the push for improved working conditions upend the university-student relationship?
 
Federal law calls for “public” members of accreditors’ boards. It shouldn’t be ignored.
Federal law calls for “public” members of accreditors’ boards. It shouldn’t be ignored.
 
Today, I woke my children up, helping them prepare for their week ahead; ensuring backpacks were zipped, faces washed, breakfasts eaten.
Today, I woke my children up, helping them prepare for their week ahead; ensuring backpacks were zipped, faces washed, breakfasts eaten.
 
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