Dan Forest http://wunc.org en Forest Leads Fight Against Common Core http://wunc.org/post/forest-leads-fight-against-common-core <p>North Carolina may join several other states in challenging the implementation of the Common Core standards.</p><p>The Common Core is a set of national standards for student learning. Forty-five states have adopted the Common Core standards for math and language arts; North Carolina did so two years ago. They were implemented this past year.</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:45:34 +0000 Dave DeWitt 16641 at http://wunc.org Forest Leads Fight Against Common Core Dan Forest To Be Lieutenant Governor http://wunc.org/post/dan-forest-be-lieutenant-governor <p style="line-height: 15px; margin: 0px 0px 0.75em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);">One of the most heavily contested political races in the state has come to a close. Republican Dan Forest will become North Carolina’s next lieutenant governor. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 22:45:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 5434 at http://wunc.org County Election Officials Counting Ballots http://wunc.org/post/county-election-officials-counting-ballots <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 15px; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228); display: inline !important; float: none;">County election officials have been counting provisional and mail-in absentee ballots today in an effort to finalize some close races. Fri, 16 Nov 2012 21:28:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 5440 at http://wunc.org Coleman Faces Forest In Race For Lt. Governor http://wunc.org/post/coleman-faces-forest-race-lt-governor <p>On November 6th, North Carolina voters will elect a new governor. They're also making selections for Council of State offices. Isaac-Davy Aronson has this look at the two candidates for Lieutenant Governor.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 3596 at http://wunc.org Coleman Faces Forest In Race For Lt. Governor Four Seek GOP Nomination For Lt. Governor http://wunc.org/post/four-seek-gop-nomination-lt-governor <p>Four Republicans hope to do with the office of Lieutenant Governor what their party did for both houses of the General Assembly two years ago: take it away from the Democrats. Gurnal Scott reports as part of our series on the primary election campaigns.<br> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 2888 at http://wunc.org