North Carolina's next Superintendent of Public Instruction will be Catherine Truitt. The Republican is an educator who worked as a public school teacher for ten years. Most recently, Truitt has been the head of WGU North Carolina, a non-profit online university. WUNC's Cole del Charco sat down with Truitt for an interview recently.
Republican Catherine Truitt was elected North Carolina's next Superintendent of Public Instruction. She defeated Democratic candidate Jen Mangrum by a close margin last week.