North Carolina’s Average Teacher Pay Myth: An Analysis by the Public School Forum of North Carolina

More than 80 percent of North Carolina’s school districts report average teacher salaries that are...

Friday Report - August 16, 2019

This week in #nced: Chief Justice, Governor Announce New Push to Break School-to-Prison Pipeline; 4 new Studies Bolster the Case: More Money for Schools Helps Low-Income Students

Teachers, state employees caught in the middle as state treasurer, hospitals battle over State Health Plan

By Lindsay Wagner When Wilkes County middle school librarian Susan Ringo recently had a stroke,...

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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...