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Obama Holds North Carolina Children Hostage

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Lt. Governor Dan Forest issues statement on the Obama Administration's threat to withhold federal education dollars unless North Carolina repeals HB2:

Lt. Governor Forest Wants Special Session

Monday, March 7, 2016

Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest released the following statement on Monday, March 7th, calling on the North Carolina Senate to agree to a special session to address the recent Charlotte City Council vote.

Lt. Governor Forest Sets the Record Straight on Charter Schools Report

Monday, January 11, 2016

At a recent State Board of Education meeting, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction presented the board with a draft of the Annual Report on Charter Schools. Lt. Governor Forest asked that the voting be delayed to allow board members adequate time to review and add additional data for a more thorough report on the successes and failures of North Carolina charter schools. Lt. Governor Forest's motion to delay the vote was mischaracterized by several state-wide media outlets. On January 11th, the News & Observer printed Lt. Governor Forest's letter to the editor:

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