RALEIGH — What used to be five programs — and a hassle for high school guidance counselors — will be rolled into one, with the process already under way. A sixth program, the Intellectually or Academically Gifted program, is getting the ax.
RALEIGH — Most observers agree that a quality classroom teacher is critical to a child’s ability to learn and achieve in school. There’s not as much agreement about whether North Carolina’s teaching colleges are turning out graduates who meet that benchmark. Dr. Terry Stoops, John Locke Foundation director of education studies, discussed the issue with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio.
RALEIGH — When the community college system controlled the licensing process, a conflict existed. The community colleges compete directly with proprietary schools — many of which focus on training in a specialized field or trade — for students.