Carolina Journal Online
The most-recent study, by JLF education analyst Terry Stoops, found that North Carolina’s teacher compensation was $1,000 higher than the national median and $2,700 above the national average.
The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.