Tag:Governor’s School

  • Gov.’s School Film Choices Listed

    RALEIGH — The Governor's Schools of North Carolina are now in the second of their six-week sessions, and while the diversity in worldviews of instructors is largely unknown, the movies that students will be exposed to is documented and easy to research.

  • Governor’s School Scrutinized Again

    RALEIGH – The Governor's Schools of North Carolina — held every summer at Salem College in Winston-Salem and at Meredith College in Raleigh — began their sessions this week once again under the watchful eye of the legal watchdog Alliance Defense Fund.

  • Does Gov. School Have an Agenda?

    RALEIGH — The Governor's School of North Carolina fosters an atmosphere in which students have minimal supervision and are engaged in a learning environment that emphasizes a liberal world view, some students and parents allege. But most alumni of the program, and officials who work at Governor's School, deny there…

  • Gov.’s School Makes Movie Switch

    RALEIGH — The Governor's School West, now in session at Salem College in Winston-Salem, decided last week not to show the sexually explicit and graphically violent film "American History X," which may have been in response to the threat of legal action from the Alliance Defense Fund.

  • Gay-Teen Seminar Promise Broken

    RALEIGH — An official with the Department of Public Instruction told a parent in 2004 that "homosexuality would not be a topic of instruction" at the Governor's School of North Carolina, yet despite that assurance, the onsite director at the Winston-Salem program allowed a seminar last year entitled "The New…

  • Legal Organization Warns DPI Again

    RALEIGH — A Christian legal organization has refuted a claim by State Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson that the Governor's School of North Carolina is not a public school required to adhere to the state's abstinence-only sexual education program. Related Governor's School Articles: CJ: Atkinson says Gov.'s School 'not…

  • Atkinson: Gov.’s School ‘Not Public’

    RALEIGH — State Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson has told a Christian legal organization that the Governor's School of North Carolina, which has been criticized for allowing seminar last year that allegedly promoted homosexuality, "is not a 'public school'" as defined in state law. Related Governor's School Articles: CJ:…

  • Gay Seminar Upsets Parents

    RALEIGH — Parents of a high school student who attended the taxpayer-funded Governor's School of North Carolina are upset that the program included, without their prior knowledge, a seminar that promoted homosexuality.