Ta-Nehisi Coates to headline “Color of Education 2019” Summit in North Carolina

Raleigh-Durham, NC (May 13, 2019) - The Public School Forum of North Carolina, Duke Policy Bridge...

Friday Report – May 17th, 2019

This week in #nced:’Nothing’s Really Changed’: NC Teaching Fellows Still Enrolling Mostly White Female Students; School Board Axes Grant Funds For Equity Training

Without Evidence That They Are Effective, NC Senate Moves to Expand Vouchers and Virtual Charter Schools

By Lindsay Wagner Relying on sound data when it comes to making decisions around spending North...

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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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2019 Roadmap of Need

GREENSBORO, NC (April 24, 2019) – 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,...

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...