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RALEIGH — As state superintendent, Catherine Truitt will oversee North Carolina’s vast public education system, which spent more than $14 billion this school year. But she won’t be doing it alone. 

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Monday, 05 October 2020 10:18

OPINION: Candidates clash on reopening schools

When Democrat Jen Mangrum and Republican Catherine Truitt first filed to run for state superintendent of public instruction, neither could have expected that the central issue of the 2020 race would be whether to allow public schools to provide in-person instruction to North Carolina children.

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RALEIGH — Reopening schools is the top priority of Catherine Truitt, the Republican candidate for state superintendent.

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RALEIGH — The Republican and Democratic candidates for state superintendent had similar positions on the causes of school re-segregation and the need to find common ground.

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RALEIGH — The January meeting of the N.C. State Board of Education ran late into the evening, but it concluded with a tense discussion between the board and State Superintendent Mark Johnson.

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RALEIGH — State Superintendent Mark Johnson has unveiled a bold vision for the future of education in North Carolina, but the announcement was light on concrete details about how the plan would be realized.

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HAMLET — Dr. Jeffrey Maples was sworn in as Richmond County Schools’ interim superintendent on the morning of Wednesday, Jan 2.

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HAMLET — Dr. Jeff Maples has been chosen to temporarily take the helm of the Richmond County school district until a permanent replacement for Dr. Cindy Goodman can be found.

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After more than 30 years in the education field and four years at the helm of the Richmond county school system, Dr. Cindy Goodman is stepping down.

The superintendent announced her Jan. 1 retirement to the Board of Education at Thursday night’s meeting.

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