Candidate Education Policy Briefings

This August, the Public School Forum will be hosting four Education Policy Briefings for all current NC elected officials and candidates running for office…

Friday Report – July 20, 2018

This week in #nced: Teachers View Student Behavior Differently Based on Race, NC State Research Suggests; Charter School Drops Wording That Said Students Couldn’t Talk About Being Gay

Steep cuts to North Carolina’s education agency hurt low-performing schools the most

by Lindsay Wagner Lisa* has dedicated her professional life to helping low-performing schools...

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Since 1986, the Public School Forum of North Carolina has served as a nonpartisan champion for better schools. We have brought together individuals and institutions from business, education, and government to study education issues, develop ideas, seek consensus, and shape education policy.

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The Good, The Needs Improvement, and The Ugly in the State Budget

The Public School Forum has been closely analyzing this week’s release and imminent passage of the General Assembly’s 2018-19 budget proposal. We bring to you our take: The Good, The Needs Improvement, and The Ugly. THE GOOD Teacher pay. An overall average increase of...

2018 Roadmap of Need

GREENVILLE, NC (April 26, 2018) – A new report released today by the Public School Forum of North Carolina and its NC Center for Afterschool Programs (NC CAP) highlights large areas of North Carolina where young people are at risk of not succeeding. The report,...