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By State of North Carolina Governor's Office
May 14, 2013
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory renewed his promise to strengthen and transform education in North Carolina today by naming Eric Guckian as his Senior Education Advisor.
“Education is a top priority of this administration,” said Governor McCrory. “Eric has the thorough understanding of education that this position needs. His passion for narrowing the achievement gap in public schools will drive North Carolina ahead.”
By Adam Meyerson
April 12, 2013
One of the greatest achievements of American philanthropy in the early 21st century has been to establish the groundwork for dramatic improvements in K–12 education. Charitable giving accounts for only about 1 percent of the $600 billion spent on K–12 education, but philanthropists have been crucial leaders in the following breakthroughs:
By Elise Roberts, Charlotte News 14
February 13, 2013
CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce hopes to help improve education in the region.
Thursday, chamber leaders hosted a panel discussion with educators to try and find new ways to recruit and retain teachers.
It was a meeting of the minds in Charlotte. Educators, local leaders and chamber members out their heads together to come up with new ways to improve the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School district.
“Based not just on test scores but based on the things that we all know successful teachers and leaders do. They have a vision, they have a common definition of what excellence is and everybody has a common goal,” said Eric Guckian with New Leaders Charlotte.