Editorial: Kids Count: We Must Do More For Our Children’s Future

By the Editorial Board Winston-Salem Journal Every year we anticipate the KIDS COUNT… Read more »

Sobering Reminder of What’s at Stake in Budget

By Chris Fitzsimon The Courier-Tribune The annual Kids Count survey by the Annie… Read more »

Kids at Risk 072615 Ideas

By Chris Fitzsimon Greensboro News & Record The annual Kids Count survey by… Read more »

NC Families Need Comeback, Too

By Chris Fitzsimon Laurinburg Exchange The annual Kids Count survey by the Annie… Read more »

Health Outcomes: County’s Life Expectancy Needs Improvement

By the Journal Editorial Board Winston-Salem Journal Here in Forsyth County we enjoy… Read more »

Michelle Hughes: Children and the State Budget Debate

By Michelle Hughes Winston-Salem Journal Now that the Senate has passed its 500-page… Read more »

Guest Column: What’s at Stake for Kids in the Budget

By Michelle Hughes The Hickory Daily Record Now that the Senate has passed… Read more »

Tom Vitaglione: Disciplinary quick fix

By Tom Vitaglione The News & Observer The March 21 Point of View… Read more »

Praise for bipartisan effort in Raleigh, Asheville Citizen-Times

By Allison Jordan To the editor: Bipartisanship prevailed last week, as our N.C…. Read more »

NC House was wise to raise age for juvenile jurisdiction, The Robesonian

By Jim Barbee To the Editor, Bipartisanship is alive and well, and the… Read more »

A bipartisian win for NC teens who commit small crimes, News and Observer

A bipartisian win for NC teens who commit small crimes (5/29/14) By Michelle… Read more »

Innocent until proven guilty: Toxic chemicals need more scrutiny

By Tom Vitaglione Innocent until proven guilty is one of the cornerstones of… Read more »

At-risk kids need early help for reading skills, Fayetteville Observer

At-risk kids need early help for reading skills (2/12/14) By David T. Tayloe Jr…. Read more »

Third grade reading ability affects state’s economy, Fayetteville Observer

Third grade reading ability affects state’s economy, Fayetteville Observer (11.19.2013) By Dave Tayloe… Read more »

Children’s advocacy group eyes 30th anniversary, Progressive Voices

Children’s advocacy group eyes 30th anniversary, Progressive Voices (11.12.2013) Speaking of anniversaries, the… Read more »

N.C. missed an opportunity to decrease infant mortality, Charlotte Observer

N.C. missed an opportunity to decrease infant mortality, Charlotte Observer (10.24.2013) The writer… Read more »

118,000 N.C. children qualify for coverage they’re not getting, Charlotte Observer

118,000 N.C. children qualify for coverage they’re not getting, Charlotte Observer (10.08.2013) From… Read more »

Tom Vitaglione: Another Robeson hardship is spanking in school , News & Observer

Tom Vitaglione: Another Robeson hardship is spanking in school , News & Observer… Read more »

School’s out for summer… and, for some, for the rest of the year, Progressive Voices

School’s out for summer… and, for some, for the rest of the year,… Read more »

School’s out for summer, and for some, for the rest of the year, Jefferson Post

School’s out for summer, and for some, for the rest of the year,… Read more »

Op-ed: Suffer the children, News-Record

Op-ed: Suffer the children, News-Record (04.29.2013) The author Pearl S. Buck once wrote,… Read more »

A Medicaid model that works for NC, The News and Observer

A Medicaid model that works for NC, The News and Observer (04.15.2013) By… Read more »

Spanking in schools tarnishes NC, News & Observer

Spanking in schools tarnishes NC, News & Observer (02.03.2013)  By Tom Vitaglione Tags:… Read more »

A Minor problem, News & Observer

A Minor problem, News & Observer (01.04.2012) Thank you for your important coverage… Read more »

Deborah C. Bryan: Committing to kids, The News and Observer

Deborah C. Bryan: Committing to kids, The News and Observer (10.22.2012) Committing to… Read more »

Children’s issues, too, demand answers, News & Observer

Children’s issues, too, demand answers, News & Observer (10.16.2012) BY PETER J. MORRIS… Read more »

We must solve fiscal crisis, but not on backs of hungry kids, Charlotte Observer

We must solve fiscal crisis, but not on backs of hungry kids, Charlotte… Read more »

Deborah Bryan: Speak up on safety, News & Observer

Deborah Bryan: Speak up on safety, News & Observer (08.24.2012) In “Next steps… Read more »

Jennifer Rothman: Teen treatment, News & Observer

Jennifer Rothman: Teen treatment, News & Observer (07.16.2012) It’s important to create opportunities… Read more »

Sheriffs back ‘raising the age’ for teen defendants, The Asheville Citizen Times

Sheriffs back ‘raising the age’ for teen defendants, The Asheville Citizen Times (06.05.2012)… Read more »

Talking about early childhood education in North Carolina, News & Observer

Talking about early childhood education in North Carolina, News & Observer (05.23.2012) By… Read more »

The right place for 16-year-old offenders, The News & Observer

The right place for 16-year-old offenders, The News & Observer (05.22.2012) North Carolina… Read more »

Screen-Free Week: Let’s Focus on Children and the Economy, Goldsboro

April 30-May 6 has been designated “Screen-Free Week.”  At this time, adults are spending… Read more »

Safer chemicals make safer products, News & Observer

Safer chemicals make safer products, News & Observer (04.17.2012) By Tom Vigaglione BPA,… Read more »

Paddling issue still unsettled, The News & Record

Paddling issue still unsettled, The News & Record (4.2.2012) By TOM VITAGLIONE In… Read more »

Poverty realities, The News & Observer

Poverty realities, The News & Observer (03.03.2012) It is good news that the… Read more »

Treating children to healthier teeth, The News & Observer

Treating children to healthier teeth, The News & Observer (11.08.2011) BY LAILA A…. Read more »

Preserve kids’ aid, News & Observer

Preserve kids’ aid, News & Observer (10.21.2011) In our country, we don’t kick… Read more »

A Medicaid Change to Block, Raleigh News & Observer

A Medicaid Change to Block, Raleigh News & Observer (10.14.11) Medicaid is enormously… Read more »

Consensus builds to prevent crime, save money, Shelby Star

Consensus builds to prevent crime, save money, Shelby Star (9.19.11) by Representative Marilyn… Read more »

Amend, don’t end, federal health care reform, Kentucky.com

Amend, don’t end, federal health care reform, Kentucky.com (06.20.2011) As a pediatrician, I… Read more »

Medicaid proposals would harm North Carolina, NC Policy Watch

Medicaid proposals would harm North Carolina, NC Policy Watch (06.15.2011) The budget plan… Read more »

Legislators: Time to put your money where your mouth is, Charlotte Observer

Legislators: Time to put your money where your mouth is, Charlotte Observer (06.15.2011)… Read more »

Letter: Bill on juvenile jurisdiction worth our support, Asheville Citizen Times

Letter: Bill on juvenile jurisdiction worth our support, Asheville Citizen Times (06.07.2011) HB632… Read more »

‘Raise the Age’ to get tough on young offenders, save money, Charlotte Observer

‘Raise the Age’ to get tough on young offenders, save money, Charlotte Observer… Read more »

North Carolina could see many benefits by raising age for teens charged with crimes, Gaston Gazette

North Carolina could see many benefits by raising age for teens charged with… Read more »