“Expanding Educational Opportunity in North Carolina” is the title of the just released report and action plan from the Public School Forum of North Carolina and the topic of this week’s show. Looking at the challenges effective teachers and leaders face every day, what would it really take to help them ensure every student in NC has the opportunities guaranteed to them in our state constitution of equal opportunity for a sound basic education?

Guests include:

Dr. Michael Priddy – Chairman, Public School Forum of NC

Dr. Dudley Flood – Educational Consultant

Dr. Katie Rosanbalm – Research Scientist, Duke Center for Child and Family Policy, Duke University

James E. Ford – Director of Programs, Public School Forum of NC & 2014 NC Teacher of the Year


Robeson County Schools Might Be Out for a While

NAACP Statement on Charter School Resolution

Schools could face state budget cuts


Math Students From High-Performing Countries Memorize Less, PISA Shows

Segment 1&2

Study Group XVI: Action Plan and Recommendations

EdNC series on Study Group XVI Findings

Childhood Trauma

Race Equity

Low-Performing Schools

Study Group XVI Report Released EdNC Article


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