Last spring, students across our state took the first end-of-grade tests for the new Common Core Standards, and test results were released last week. It was no surprise there was a significant drop in test scores from past years given these were new tests with higher expectations for all students.
Thumbs up to UNC Tarheels for scoring one of our strongest athletes. Wesleyan Christian Academy’s Theo Pinson officially signed on with UNC Wednesday.
For many Republicans, last week’s off-year elections marked the first big electoral test of two competing strategies for their party’s future: “outreach” versus “double-down.”
On Nov. 7, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) released the 2012-2013 end-of-grade results for grades 3-8 on the Math, Science, and English Language Arts (ELA) tests.
One of the reasons for being glad to be as old as I am is that I may be spared living to see a race war in America. Race wars are often wars in which nobody wins and everybody ends up much worse off than they were before.
U.S. Rep. Howard Coble is an honorable man, and he has represented the High Point area and the 6th Congressional District with distinction for the past 29 years.
Sgt. Joe Friday from the 1950s television show “Dragnet” had a saying, “Just the facts Ma’am.” I would like to address the guest column dated Oct. 16 , “UAW at Thomas isn’t serving workers.”
Somewhere back in time, someone (I think it was former Washington Post publisher Donald Graham) called newspapers “the first rough draft of history.” I’ve always thought that’s a pretty good explanation of the work we here at the Enterprise — and every newspaper — do.
Here’s what President Barack Obama should have said, “If you like your insurance plan you can keep it — if it’s not a junk policy.”