Wacko proposals would send N.C. schools back in time

A no-science, no-history curriculum is bad for our children as well as our ‘best in the business’ economy. Companies won’t want to come here if the schools don’t teach basic concepts and facts.

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August 25, 2022 - 2:28 PM

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson speaks during a press conference in Raleigh on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. (Ethan Hyman/The News Observer/TNS)

Third graders who attend public school in North Carolina learn about the solar system and volcanoes in science class. Fourth graders study fossils.

Social studies at the second grade level teaches students about democracy. In fifth grade, students discuss rights that are protected under the U.S. Constitution.

But according to Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, kids shouldn’t be learning about any of that.

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