The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – State Revenue Collections

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I’ve been reading a lot lately about the shape of state tax revenue collections.  The headlines have run the gamut from “State Tax Collections Reached Record High in 2012” to “GAO Report Paints Bleak Fiscal Outlook for States, Local Governments”. Given the diversity of outlook, it’s temptin…... Read More

Base Closures Could Jeopardize Renewable Energy Contracts

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The next round of military base closures could lead to the cancellation of power purchase agreements, energy savings performance contracts, and utility energy service contracts with the Department of Defense (DoD).  A new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report outlines 60 current renewable energy contracts that could be subject to cancellation as a result base closures. …... Read More

Inaugural NC Science Summit Hosted by NC Pathways Partnership

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The North Carolina Pathways Partnership is hosting the inaugural NC Science Summit—a signature event of the NC Science Festival—on April 11, 2013. The Science Summit will provide a platform for science and technology leaders to focus the attention of key leaders on the importance of strengthening science and technology policies and economic development strategies across the …... Read More

More school IT leaders entering ed CTO program

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The Certified Educational Chief Technology Officer (CeCTO) Program is a good example of a private-public partnership.  In our ever more digital society, it’s equipping K-12 superintendants and technology directors to employ technology as effectively and productively as possible in their districts.  ... Read More