NC INSTITUTE OF POLITICAL LEADERSHIP
 
NC IOPL
- NCIOPL is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate future political and community leaders in modern campaign strategy, ethical decision making, and governance, such that its participants will have a sound grounding in ethical behavior, consensus building, and cooperative and collaborative leadership. No other program in North Carolina offers such a comprehensive curriculum in strategic non-partisan political leadership development.
 

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Fellows Program

Fellows Program

The Fellows Program is an 11-weekend adult education program which includes both strategy and practical training on a variety of topics. For example, strategic focus …

IOPL Women on Board

Women on Board

Appointed leaders play key roles in state and local government and oversee a broad array of policy areas and functions, ranging from education and healthcare …

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We educate future political and community leaders in modern campaign strategy, ethical decision making, and governance.
Fellows exchange ideas in a politically, culturally, and philosophically diverse climate, building relationships with current and future leaders.
 
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Opinion: Choice and regulation form spectrum
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By:  John Hood, Columnist Posted:  October 21, 2017 BURLINGTON — Parental choice in education is popular. About a fifth of North Carolina students are educated …

 
Debate over charter and private school accountability continues hometown series
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By :  Liz Bell Posted:  October 17, 2017 In a Burlington event Monday, participants debated who should provide accountability for charter and private schools: parents, …

 
Lawmakers square off on schools
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Posted:  October 15, 2017 By:  Amelia Harper, Staff Writer N.C. Sen. Erica Smith-Ingram, D-Northampton, and N.C. Sen. Rick Horner, R-Wilson, were in Rocky Mount this week …

 
Unaffiliated voters still hold the key
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Posted: September 2, 2017 By: John Hood About 30 percent of North Carolina’s 6.8 million registered voters are Republicans. So how in the world do …