Education Matters – Community Fights School Takeover

Education Matters – Community Fights School Takeover

Topic: Community Fights School Takeover Carver Heights Elementary School in Wayne County has been picked by the Innovative School District to become the 2nd NC school to be taken over by the state-run program created by the General Assembly in 2016. That takeover will...
Friday Report – October 26, 2018

Friday Report – October 26, 2018

This week in #nced: Why Can’t NC Kids Read? Another Study Shows Read To Achieve Produced No Gains; UNC President Margaret Spellings Is Leaving the University System, Sources Say

When School Desegregation Mattered in Charlotte

When School Desegregation Mattered in Charlotte

Dorothy Counts, center, tried to desegregate Harding High School in Charlotte on Sept. 4, 1957, but met hostility from white classmates and parents. Photo Credit: UNC library collection.   By Keith Poston An edited version of this article appeared this week in the...
Education Matters – The Color of Law

Education Matters – The Color of Law

Topic: The Color of Law Our guest this week is best-selling author Richard Rothstein. He’s a Senior Fellow at the Haas Institute at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law and a Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute. His research focuses...