July 18, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

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Take advantage of a fun way to learn

One of the great arguments in favor of yearround schools has been the evidence that students in those schools enjoy a greater retention from grade to grade.  In bypassing their traditional two- or threemonth summer vacation, students do a better More...

Our nest seems a bit emptier

My wife and I, technically, became empty-nesters when our youngest daughter went off to college.  It really wasn’t too big an ordeal. We lived in Wake County at the time and both children were in school at N.C. More...

Helsinki summit could have used a familiar roadmap

When Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin met in Helsinki this week, it might have been useful if they had had a written contract to reference their previous understandings. More...

Kavanaugh must be held to a jurist’s highest standard

To Donald Trump, the qualifications of any individual for a seat on the nation’s highest court are meaningless. He knows nothing of judicial decisions except Roe v. More...

Making sense of the state’s recruiting incentive strategy

North Carolina politicians and policy analysts have been arguing for decades about targeted economic incentives. More...

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