Neighbors on Call's Weekly Policy Update for 1/24/22

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Education Policy

  • On Tuesday Governor Cooper issued a proclamation declaring this week “North Carolina School Choice Week.” Given Cooper’s previous opposition to private school vouchers and concerns about charter school expansion, this proclamation was unexpected. A spokesperson for Cooper’s office indicated that the proclamation was issued in response to a request from the NC Association for Public Charter Schools, and that honoring educators for their work during the difficult conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic is a priority.


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Voting Rights On Thursday the North Carolina State Board of Elections held a public comment session about a series of proposed additional rules for partisan election observers. These rules, which woul

Fair Representation On Friday a federal judge ruled that two Green Party candidates, including one for U.S. Senate, must be listed on North Carolina ballots in November. The NC State Board of Election

Voting Rights On Friday a Court of Appeals decision from earlier this year went into effect, allowing North Carolinians with felony convictions who are on parole, probation, or another form of state s

Neighbors on Call's Weekly Policy Update for 1/24/22

Fair Representation


Education Policy

  • On Tuesday Governor Cooper issued a proclamation declaring this week “North Carolina School Choice Week.” Given Cooper’s previous opposition to private school vouchers and concerns about charter school expansion, this proclamation was unexpected. A spokesperson for Cooper’s office indicated that the proclamation was issued in response to a request from the NC Association for Public Charter Schools, and that honoring educators for their work during the difficult conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic is a priority.


Recent Posts

See All

Voting Rights On Thursday the North Carolina State Board of Elections held a public comment session about a series of proposed additional rules for partisan election observers. These rules, which woul

Fair Representation On Friday a federal judge ruled that two Green Party candidates, including one for U.S. Senate, must be listed on North Carolina ballots in November. The NC State Board of Election

Voting Rights On Friday a Court of Appeals decision from earlier this year went into effect, allowing North Carolinians with felony convictions who are on parole, probation, or another form of state s