North Carolina: Governor’s Appointee to State Board of Education Has Conflict of Interest

Thanks to Dr. Ravitch for keeping a light on the shadowy dealings in North Carolina.

Diane Ravitch's blog

I posted last night that Governor Pat McCrory plans to appoint a man to the state board of education who has little experience in public education, but is known for his strong support for removing a book taught in a high school English honors class.

North Carolina teacher Stuart Egan points out that the nominee has a conflict of interest. His wife ran/runs a school that receives state-funded vouchers.

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