Brian Balfour, senior vice president of research at the John Locke Foundation, discusses the history of Critical Race Theory. Learn more here: “Critical Race Theory primer.”
Proposed amendment would make N.C. State Board of Education members elected
A proposed constitutional amendment would make members of the North Carolina State Board of Education elected rather than appointed, a move that could shift the political balance of power on the state’s top educational governing body.
Public support for a Parents’ Bill of Rights remains strong
Even as a Parents’ Bill of Rights appears to be dead for the short session of the General Assembly, polling indicates widespread support among the North Carolina public for the provisions contained in the bill. A new poll finds that that 58% of North Carolina adults support legislation that would ban instruction in sexual orientation or gender identity issues for students in kindergarten through third grade, with 45% strongly in favor.
N.C. Senate Democrats unveil a plan for families with legislation that includes picking up where Build Back Better left off
North Carolina Senate Democrats held a press conference Wednesday, June 15 to announce their “North Carolina Families Plan.” Sen. Jay Chaudhuri, Wake, said the plan was based on different pieces of legislation and the budget proposals laid out by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper.
Parents’ Bill of Rights may be shelved with no clear-cut route to override a likely veto
A controversial Parents’ Bill of Rights may not come to the North Carolina House floor for a vote before the end of the short session House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, said after Wednesday’s House session.