Greg Childress

Greg Childress

Education reporter Greg Childress covers all aspects of public education in North Carolina, including debates over school funding, curricula, privatization, and teacher pay and licensing.

NC Gov. Roy Cooper declares ‘state of emergency’ for public education

By: - May 23, 2023

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper went on the attack Monday, blasting away at Republican legislation that he contends will “choke the life out of public education” in the state. The Democratic governor said that it’s time to declare a “state of emergency” and he urged North Carolinians to contact lawmakers to protest legislation that could […]