Education Matters – Setting an agenda for education

Topic: Setting an agenda for education A new commission created last year – My Future NC – wants to develop a broad-based education agenda for North Carolina aimed at making the state more competitive. The cross-sector group representing business, education,...

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Education Matters – Overhauling Public School Funding

Topic: Overhauling Public School Funding A legislative task force created by the General Assembly in 2017 is considering overhauling the way North Carolina funds public schools. This week we talk with the co-chairs of that task force, Senator Michael Lee from New...

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Education Matters – Racial Disparity in School Discipline

Topic: Racial Disparity in School Discipline Black students are being suspended at rates three to four times higher than other students in school districts across North Carolina. Why is this happening and what can be done to address it? Guests: Keith Sutton, Wake...

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Education Matters – Technology and Personalized Learning

This week we visit two elementary schools – Rogers Lane Elementary in Wake County and Perry Harrison Elementary in Chatham County – to learn more about how these schools are using technology to personalize learning for students. Guests Include: Shane Barham,...

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Education Matters – Investing Early in our Future

Topic: Investing Early in our Future We talk with leaders from across North Carolina who gathered in Raleigh this week for the 2018 Emerging Issues Forum. This year’s Forum focused on investing early in our children’s education and health and the impact it has on our...

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Education Matters – Top 10 Education Issues for 2018

The Public School Forum of NC unveiled its Top 10 Education Issues for 2018 this week. A panel of legislative, education and business leaders discuss before a live audience in Raleigh at the 2018 Eggs & Issues Breakfast. Guests Include: Sen. Valerie Foushee...

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