Promises about Families on Coop-O-Meter

More parental leave for school activities

"I will work to increase the amount of hours of unpaid leave for parents, and at a minimum, to expand the current allowance to make it four hours per child."

Expand Pre-K

"I will work to increase funding for Smart Start and NC Pre-K, with a sustainable plan that gives priority to serving more at-risk children."

Improve child-care quality

"I will encourage greater partnerships within our education system to help more childcare facilities enhance programming and staffing to boost the number of 4-star and even 5-star facilities available to families. At the same time, I will ensure that the state continues to increase early childhood licensing standards so that we are always striving to create the highest quality early childcare programs possible."

Expand high-speed internet access

"We must ensure everyone in North Carolina has access to affordable, high-speed broadband Internet service. ... As Governor, I will work to (expand access)."