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The first North Carolinian to serve as president of the National Education Association, Dr. James Yadkin Joyner, a noted advocate and educator, pushed for increased state funding, longer terms, and consolidation of rural schools.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 34 Issue 2, June 1966, p13, 68, por
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15207
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Dr. James Yadkin Joyner studied to be a lawyer but it did not take. He also sold insurance for a time. Joyner, best known for his educational work and work among farmers, \r\ncarried the banner for public education, state aid for public schools, longer school terms, and consolidation of rural schools during the Aycock administration. Additionally, under this administration, teachers' salaries were increased, school libraries established, and may far-reaching and comprehensive reforms adopted and put into operation. Joyner was also a pioneer in the field of cooperative marketing in terms of agriculture.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 7 Issue 8, July 1939, p4, 16, f
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20229
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In the history of education in North Carolina, one of the names that stands out is that of Dr. James Yadkin Joyner, State Superintendent of Public Instruction form 1902 to 1919. Joyner is the man most directly responsible for the great improvement in the North Carolina public school system.
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36104
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The gallery in Joyner Library honored Faulkner’s contributions in academia at her alma mater, as well as politics at the local and state levels. Purposes perhaps more down to earth reflected Faulkner’s belief that students need what she called a “nest,” a place that helped campus to feel more like home.