Color of Education Announces New Mapping Project to Highlight Racial Equity Efforts Across NC

RALEIGH, NC (August 23, 2019) –The Public School Forum of NC, in partnership with the Samuel...

Friday Report - September 20, 2019

This week in #nced: Get the Lead Out: Nonprofit Pushes for Testing of Drinking Water in NC Schools; Schools Expect Continued Delays in State Funding

Yes, “A” Still Stands for Affluent in NC School Performance Grades

By Lindsay Wagner North Carolina released its annual A-F School Performance Grades this week and...

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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...

Public School Forum Releases Top 10 Education Issues for 2019

This Year’s Top Issue: NC Must Renew its Commitment to Public Schools for the Public Good RALEIGH, NC (January 23, 2019) – The Public School Forum of North Carolina released its Top 10 Education Issues for 2019 today during its fifth annual Eggs &...

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...