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Bully Pulpit

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.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

End of Grade Tests

(WGHP) - Some teachers said they think the way North Carolina tests students doesn't do anyone any favors. Some even go as far as calling it a sham.

We spoke with the four major testing companies mentioned in Bob Buckley's report to see if they could beat the price the Department of Education spends on testing. However, none of the companies would divulge how much it would cost to test the state's students.


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