January 11, 2013 -
The Koch brother from another mother overseeing the state budget. A man found guilty of assaulting children running the Department of Public Safety. A science skeptic chosen to protect the environment. What is Gov. Pat McCrory thinking?
September 25, 2012 -
Still the nation's most desegregated region, the South is undergoing profound changes that are leading to greater racial and economic isolation of public school students.
November 9, 2011 -
Voters in Wake County, N.C. have shifted power on the local school board back to Democrats who support a student assignment policy that values diversity -- but it wasn't for a lack of spending on the conservative benefactor's part.
October 26, 2011 -
Education Secretary Arne Duncan was in North Carolina yesterday to tout the president's jobs bill -- and he said he was keeping a close eye on the Wake County school board battle over diversity.
October 12, 2011 -
Voters in Wake County, N.C. cast ballots yesterday in a high-profile school board race and handed a big win to Democrats and desegregation -- and a big loss to North Carolina conservative money man and school-privatization advocate Art Pope.
October 5, 2011 -
After working behind the scenes during the pivotal 2009 school board election in Wake County, N.C., the conservative benefactor, Americans for Prosperity director and ally of the Koch brothers is now directly funding candidates opposed to the public school system's nationally-recognized diversity policy.