Education Matters – Race: Are We So Different?


Friday Report – April 21, 2017

This week in #nced: New NC Class Size Rules Could Cost Schools $388 Million More a Year


New Report Highlights Where Young People are Less Likely to Succeed in North Carolina

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.


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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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Public School Forum Releases Top 10 Education Issues for 2017

RALEIGH, NC (January 25, 2017) – The Public School Forum today released its Top 10 Education Issues for 2017 during its 3rd Annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast in Raleigh. QuintilesIMS was the presenting sponsor for this year’s event. Forum President and Executive...

The Root of Discipline Disparities

Below is an excerpt from The Root of Discipline Disparities by James E. Ford, Program Director at the Public School Forum “The Teacher for Those Kids” Having spent my career as a teacher in urban schools with large majorities of black and brown students, I’ve...