Speaker Thom Tillis has declared this “Education Week” in the House and has invited school superintendents and top principals from across the state to participate in question and answer sessions in the House chamber.
That’s a good idea. Lawmakers need to hear more from local school officials about what is actually going on in classrooms every day.
Tillis said he hoped the exchanges will allow the educators to feel comfortable challenging lawmakers “when they see legislation moving that they believe might be operationally problematic.”
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