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 – June 14th, 2019

This week in #nced: As NC House and Senate Disagree Over Licensing Issue, Teacher Jobs Are in Limbo; With Growing Calls for More Mental Health Services, States Tackle School Counselor Caseloads

Virtual pre-K still on the table at General Assembly as early childhood experts raise red flags, caution against more screen time

By Lindsay Wagner Among the many education proposals that have surfaced during the 2019...

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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...