CARY, N.C. — 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…

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6:26 p.m.: we’re signing off, but the convention is being live-streamed here: 6:20 p.m.: N.C. Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby, who is running for Chief Justice, addresses the convention: 6:18 p.m.: The alternate elector slate has been approved. 6:06 p.m.: the elector slate was approved; now voting on alternate electors. The slate is comprised of…

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by Lindsay Marchello, Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Roy Cooper was vague in explaining why he delayed an announcement about how and when schools will start classes. All 115 N.C. school districts were asked to create three reopening plans, ranging from most to least restrictive. Wednesday, July 1 was the deadline for…

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CARY, N.C. — Catherine Truitt, a former Johnston County public schools teacher and the Republican nominee for N.C. Superintendent of Public Instruction, issued the following statement Wednesday after Governor Roy Cooper delayed his scheduled announcement on the reopening of schools this fall:  “I am glad that Roy Cooper surprised us all by not dictating a one-size-fits-all solution…

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CARY, N.C. — Catherine Truitt, a former classroom teacher and the Republican nominee for N.C. Superintendent of Public Instruction, outlined her approach to re-opening North Carolina’s schools on Tuesday. Truitt currently serves as Chancellor of non-profit Western Governors University North Carolina (WGU NC) and has three children in Wake County Public Schools. “Tomorrow, Governor Roy…

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