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Friday Report – September 15, 2017

This week in #nced: Class Size Mandate Effects; Judges Delay Giving NC Superintendent Control Over the Education Department

New Principal Pay Plan Could Result in Steep Salary Reductions for Veteran Principals

Photo Credit: WRAL By Lindsay Wagner State Board of Education members expressed shock this week...

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Concerns Voiced About General Assembly’s New Principal Pay Plan

Originally Published in the Public School Forum's Friday Report on 8/11/17 --- A new principal pay plan enacted this year by the General Assembly drew pointed comments and concerns at last week’s State Board of Education’s (SBE) meeting. The 2017 changes dramatically...

James Ford Talks Teacher Retention with Betsy DeVos

By James E. Ford As I arrived at the US Department of Education on Tuesday morning, I didn’t fully know what to expect. I had been invited to participate in a roundtable discussion with fellow former teachers to discuss teacher retention and why we left the classroom....