Newspaper Articles – Barry Smith

NC Superintendent: Schools More Important than Kids

RALEIGH—North Carolina State Superintendent June Atkinson supports charter schools because the independent public schools will “not be a big competitor for our public schools,” she said in October.

TARP-Related Program Lets People Stay Three Years Mortgage-Free

A federal program created under the Troubled Asset Relief Program, aka TARP, has allowed more than 11,000 North Carolina homeowners who fell behind on their house payments to live mortgage-free for