Victor Skinner

Victor Skinner writes for The Center Square.

Public Education
Walkouts causing additional closures in Durham, NC school district

(The Center Square) – Students in Durham could be required to make up school days lost to employee walkouts over an ongoing pay dispute if it’s not soon resolved, district… Read More

February 16, 2024
Public Education
North Carolina ed leaders preparing for end of federal pandemic funding

(The Center Square) – A toolkit developed by North Carolina education officials will help districts analyze which learning recovery programs had the best return on investment as federal COVID-19 funds… Read More

February 13, 2024
Task force approves recommendations to lawmakers to fight maternal mortality

(The Center Square) – A legislative task force this week finalized recommendations for lawmakers on addressing the state’s high rates of maternal mortality and preterm births. The Nursing Maternal Mortality… Read More

January 26, 2024
Public Education
Black, Hispanic students lead growth in charter school enrollment

(The Center Square) – Black and Hispanic students are driving North Carolina’s charter school enrollment growth, which ranked third in the nation since 2019 in a new report released this… Read More

December 15, 2023
Public Education
Louisiana legislative committee strikes down graduation proposal critics say was lowering bar

(The Center Square) – A policy approved by Louisiana’s Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to allow students who failed state tests to graduate by other means was nixed by… Read More

October 27, 2023