North Carolina’s Average Teacher Pay Myth: An Analysis by the Public School Forum of North Carolina

More than 80 percent of North Carolina’s school districts report average teacher salaries that are...

Friday Report - July 19th, 2019

This week in #nced: Teachers, State Employees Caught in the Middle as State Treasurer, Hospitals Battle Over State Health Plan; Plan to reduce NC student testing in limbo as Senate balks at House Plan

Teachers, state employees caught in the middle as state treasurer, hospitals battle over State Health Plan

By Lindsay Wagner When Wilkes County middle school librarian Susan Ringo recently had a stroke,...

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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 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...