The High Cost of the K-3 Class Size Mandate

The High Cost of the K-3 Class Size Mandate

by Emily Tamilin In 2017, the North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA) passed a bill requiring class sizes for kindergarten through third grade (K-3) to be reduced over the next two years. While lower class sizes can help teachers provide more personalized instruction...
Editorial: Cardinal debacle exposes broken system

Editorial: Cardinal debacle exposes broken system

This editorial was first published in The Charlotte Observer on December 29, 2017 Providing mental health care to children is a profound responsibility that demands the highest standards of professionalism, accountability, and compassion. We believe that a strong...
A Person’s A Person, No Matter How Small

A Person’s A Person, No Matter How Small

by Bob Simmons, executive director, Council for Children’s Rights Here at Council for Children’s Rights, we are big fans of Horton, Dr. Seuss’ lovable hero. We love him so much that last year we adopted him as our internal symbol of commitment and excellence in...
NC Nonprofits Call on NC Senators to Extend Chip Funding

NC Nonprofits Call on NC Senators to Extend Chip Funding

via NC Child. Council for Children’s Rights joined 30 child- and health-focused nonprofits in calling on Senators Burr and Tillis to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) without further delay in a letter sent to both senators this morning. Federal...

Become An Event Host

On March 20th, 2018 Council for Children’s Rights will host 1,000 community leaders and advocates at the Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts for our annual fundraising event, A Night for Children’s Rights. This evening unites a community committed to doing...

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