D.G. MARTIN: GOP Can Win on Public Education Issue

D.G. MARTIN: GOP Can Win on Public Education Issue

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Why, somebody asked me last week, don’t Republicans get more support from the public on education issues? Democrats, he continued, have been running public education, and they have ruined it by selling out to the education bureaucracy.

I was attending a luncheon program sponsored by the Civitas Institute, "a research and public policy organization dedicated to providing conservative solutions for North Carolina’s pressing issues."

Each month at a luncheon (open to all, but attended mostly by political conservatives), Civitas President Jack Hawke, former chair of the North Carolina Republican Party, reviews results of a new poll that has surveyed North Carolina voters on important issues. (more…)

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Chris Fitzsimon, Founder and Executive Director of N.C. Policy Watch, writes the Fitzsimon File, delivers a radio commentary broadcast on WRAL-FM and hosts "News and Views," a weekly radio news magazine that airs on multiple stations across North Carolina.