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North Carolina editorial: Career status

The fight over teacher “tenure” in North Carolina has arrived at the state Supreme Court, and it’s fair to predict that a Republican-dominated court will likely back a move by GOP lawmakers to end career status for public school teachers.

  • Letter: Accept flawed Cam

    Not a Cam fan — we don’t care! On acting like a 3-year-old: Cam’s young. His sadness and exuberance show on his face.

  • Letter: An appreciative Scout

    After reading two recent Bless Your Heart letters regarding some dissatisfaction with scouting, I am more appreciative than ever of my scout troop and its leaders.

  • Guest column: ECU students support bond

    On Jan. 25, the Student Government Association passed a resolution to support Connect NC, a $2 billion bond package that will provide essential support to East Carolina University as well as the entire eastern North Carolina region.

  • Dionne: Two political family legacies

    The Clinton political dynasty is still alive. The Bush dynasty has been routed.

  • Editorial: Meeting state’s teacher demand

    The people of eastern North Carolina should not take public education for granted, but speak loudly in support of East Carolina University’s role as the state’s leading producer of teachers, a mission seriously challenged in recent years.

North Carolina editorial: Career status

The fight over teacher “tenure” in North Carolina has arrived at the state Supreme Court, and it’s fair to predict that a Republican-dominated court will likely back a move by GOP lawmakers to end career status for public school teachers.

  • Editorial: Meeting state’s teacher demand

    The people of eastern North Carolina should not take public education for granted, but speak loudly in support of East Carolina University’s role as the state’s leading producer of teachers, a mission seriously challenged in recent years.

  • Feb. 28 Darts & Laurels

    LAURELS — Too often found swimming under the radar, the ECU men’s and women’s swim teams deserve high praise for a second straight American Athletic Conference championship for the men’s team and a solid fifth place finish for the women that included a gold-medal winner.

  • Editorial: Drug epidemic poses security nightmare

    Conservative members of the Missouri Legislature are reluctant to embrace the idea of a statewide prescription-drug database to prevent opioid addicts from doctor-shopping to feed their habit.

  • Editorial: Designations boost open enrollment

    The faculty at Wahl-Coates Elementary School are wise to give their students an enthusiastic jumpstart since being designated an arts-focused school beginning in the 2017-18 school year.

  • Editorial: Science education available, but not without support

    Pitt County’s two nonprofit science learning centers, GO-Science Center and A Time for Science play separate but equally vital roles in pointing local children toward bright science futures.

Letter: Sheriff clarifies payroll request

Editor’s note: The 300-word limit has been waived for this letter.

  • Letter: Accept flawed Cam

    Not a Cam fan — we don’t care! On acting like a 3-year-old: Cam’s young. His sadness and exuberance show on his face.

  • Letter: An appreciative Scout

    After reading two recent Bless Your Heart letters regarding some dissatisfaction with scouting, I am more appreciative than ever of my scout troop and its leaders.

  • Letter: Scouts in service

    I would like to apologize to the citizen who submitted a Bless Your Heart comment to The Daily Reflector about the Scouting for Food event held on Feb. 14 in Greenville.

  • Letter: Connect NC good for East

    On March 15 voters will have a chance to make a positive mark on North Carolina’s future by approving the Connect NC Bond package.

  • Letter: Ray for District Court

    When the time approaches to vote for District Court judges, I usually think first about the court I have practiced in for the last 30 years, and that is Juvenile Court, which is concerned with abused, neglected and dependent children.

Guest column: ECU students support bond

On Jan. 25, the Student Government Association passed a resolution to support Connect NC, a $2 billion bond package that will provide essential support to East Carolina University as well as the entire eastern North Carolina region.

  • Dionne: Two political family legacies

    The Clinton political dynasty is still alive. The Bush dynasty has been routed.

  • Ducharme: Avoid confusion as you prepare to vote

    As the March 15 primary approaches, recent changes in state voting law are adding an extra layer of confusion for North Carolinians navigating the path to the polls.

  • Krauthammer: While Obama fiddles

    State of the world, Year Eight of Barack Obama: In the South China Sea, on a speck of land of disputed sovereignty far from its borders, China has just installed anti-aircraft batteries and stationed fighter jets.

  • Fitzsimon: Nothing to do with redistricting

    Almost lost last week in Raleigh amid all the partisan gerrymandering drama was a decision by a three-judge panel in North Carolina that may have as much impact on the future of the state as the decision by the federal court to throw out the current congressional districts.

  • Hood: Resist impulse to jump to conclusions

    As of Jan. 31, state government had collected $12.1 billion in General Fund revenue and expended $11.2 billion on education, Medicaid and other state programs since the beginning of the 2015-16 fiscal year.

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