The Daily Tar Heel Coverage
February 16, 2020
Michael Maher said equity is his number one priority. Equity involves distributing resources equally to schools based on need, but Maher said current evaluations of schools are flawed and do not consider socioeconomic factors.
EdNC's Coverage of the NCECF Debate
November 28, 2019
"When asked about the disproportionate suspension and expulsion of young students of color, Maher brought up the state’s accountability system, saying that an overemphasis on proficiency in the way the state grades schools fails to recognize other factors that affect
Podcast Interview with Doc Carter
June 13, 2019
Listen to James "Doc" Carter's podcast interview with Michael Maher and learn why he's qualified to be North Carolina's next Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Tar Heel Teachers Interview
June 13, 2019
In this videocast, the Tar Heel Teachers interview Dr. Michael Maher about his vision for education as it relates to excellence, equity, and innovation. This week’s panel: Marlow M. Artis, Robbin Cooper, Justin Parmenter, Mika Twietmeyer and Aritia Smalls
N&O: Response to NCAE's Rally
March 31, 2019
Thousands of teachers and their supporters marched through downtown Raleigh on May 1, 2019 demanding that lawmakers increase funding for public education. Read Michael Maher's position on the rally and why he plans to participate.
Capital Tonight Interview
January 29, 2019
Capital Tonight's Tim Boyum talks with Prof. Michael Maher about education and why he's running to lead North Carolina's public school systems.
Public School Forum Interview
February 9, 2019
Keith Poston, president and executive director of the Public School Forum of North Carolina talks with NC State Professor, Dr. Michael Maher.