Tom Ross, Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University

Tom Ross, Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University

Tom Ross, the Terry Sanford Distinguished Fellow at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, joins us this week to discuss his redistricting education work at Duke in collaboration with Common Cause of North Carolina. Tune in to learn about their independent, nonpartisan redistricting simulation and what has led Tom to this project.

New law could keep bad charters in business

New law could keep bad charters in business

When members of the NC Charter School Advisory Board convened in Raleigh for their June meeting this week, they engaged in an impromptu discussion on the impact of House Bill 242, an omnibus charter school bill moving through the General Assembly that could affect how the state’s 150+ charter schools are held accountable for providing high quality education.

Spring 2016 Grant Announcement

Spring 2016 Grant Announcement

We are happy to announce our most recent grants to organizations working across North Carolina. The Fletcher Foundation Board of Directors voted to approve seven grants, including multi-year grants, totaling $890,000. We’re excited to deepen our existing...
Congratulations Fletcher Academy Class of 2016!

Congratulations Fletcher Academy Class of 2016!

“You’re going to leave a legacy whether you mean to or not, just make sure that it will benefit other people. Others will need your help in life. Give it as you see fit, but remember, it’s better to give than it is to receive. Help someone else along the...
Billy Ball, NC Policy Watch

Billy Ball, NC Policy Watch

Billy Ball, education reporter for NC Policy Watch, joins us this week to chat about the state of education in North Carolina. Tune in to hear updates on current education issues and learn what drives him to cover these stories every day.