Catherine Truitt, Republican nominee for Superintendent of Public Instruction and Chancellor of Western Governors University NC, issued the following statement today in response to Governor Cooper’s announcement regarding returning to school this fall: “I am glad that with only 35 days left before school starts the Governor has finally decided to dictate to our local schools…

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As we start week eight of sheltering in place, I wanted to reach out and let you all know that I continue to talk with our state’s education leaders about these extraordinary circumstances and offer help and guidance when possible.  Innovation in education is needed more than ever and I have no shortage of ideas to us…

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How will our schools recover from COVID-19?    This week marked my three children’s official foray into distance education.  Wake County Public Schools’ remote learning plan came to fruition on April 13 as 162,000 kids “returned” to school.  Most students used their own devices to begin phase 2 of WCPSS’s remote leaning plan. However, Wake…

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Today I participated in early voting at the Cary Senior Center! Joining me was my 18 year-old daughter, Susie, a first-time voter!  Thank you to all the polling station volunteers who make early voting possible!

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On Tuesday WGU NC was honored by the USO of NC for our commitment to veterans, active duty soldiers, and their spouses.  WGU NC has been named the #1 online university in the US for the military! I am pictured here with Angella Dunston, Legislative Affairs Director for the NC Department of Military and Veterans…

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This morning I attended the 2020 Eggs and Issues event hosted by the Public School Forum of NC. The event highlighted the Forum’s top priorities for public schools and included a panel of experts to discuss education issues across the state. Always pleasure to hear from Dr Anthony Jackson, superintendent of Vance County Schools and…

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Catherine recently appeared on the Public School Forum’s weekly television program Education Matters where she discussed the state of education and her priorities as Superintendent. The show will air on FOX 50 at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday and on UNC-TV’s North Carolina Channel statewide at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. The North…

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