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.
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.
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.