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North Carolina Pre K

State's New Pre-K Director Quickly Quits Amid Controversy

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

Looks like administration for North Carolina Governor Patrick McCrory (R) will have to appoint a new director to oversee the state Department of Healt...

N.C. Governor Issues Executive Order To Expand Pre-K Program

Sun Journal, New Bern, N.C. | | Posted 12.18.2012 | Education

North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue Thursday issued an executive order authorizing the expansion of the NC Pre-K program to serve up to 6,300 additiona...

Saki Knafo

SMART START? Will Preschool Budget Cuts Damage A Generation | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.29.2012 | Education

Three days before the end of pre-school, Ms. Sabrena and the children sit around the table playing Bingo on boards the size of placemats. Nawal on...

Saki Knafo

Gov. Bev Perdue's Budget Could Save Nation's Leading Early Childhood Programs, Advocates Say | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.11.2012 | Parents

Children's advocates are applauding the latest state budget in North Carolina, hailing it as the latest victory in a long and drawn-out battle over th...

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Republican Lawmaker Claims There's No Extreme Poverty In North Carolina | Saki Knafo | Posted 03.02.2012 | Education

There's no such thing as extreme poverty in North Carolina. At least that's what Rep. George Cleveland, a Republican in the state assembly, claimed Th...