Friday Report – March 22, 2019

This week in #nced: House Education Committee Tackles School Performance Grades; School Board Weighs Pay Cuts

2019 Eggs & Issues

On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, the Public School Forum of North Carolina hosted its 5th Annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast at the Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh.

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2019 Local School Finance Study

RALEIGH, NC (February 19, 2019) – A study released today by the Public School Forum of North Carolina once again illustrates a chronic and growing gap in public school funding between the highest and lowest-wealth counties in the state. The 2019 Local School Finance...

Public School Forum Releases Top 10 Education Issues for 2019

This Year’s Top Issue: NC Must Renew its Commitment to Public Schools for the Public Good RALEIGH, NC (January 23, 2019) – The Public School Forum of North Carolina released its Top 10 Education Issues for 2019 today during its fifth annual Eggs &...

When School Desegregation Mattered in Charlotte

Dorothy Counts, center, tried to desegregate Harding High School in Charlotte on Sept. 4, 1957, but met hostility from white classmates and parents. Photo Credit: UNC library collection.   By Keith Poston An edited version of this article appeared this week in...