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Friday Report – October 20, 2017

This week in #nced: Robeson County Resists Charter Takeover; Durham Schools Announce New Superintendent

Public School Forum of North Carolina Urges Congress to Protect Young Immigrants Affected by Decision to End DACA

RALEIGH, NC (October 18, 2017) – In a statement released today, the Board of Directors of the...

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James Ford Talks Teacher Retention with Betsy DeVos

By James E. Ford As I arrived at the US Department of Education on Tuesday morning, I didn’t fully know what to expect. I had been invited to participate in a roundtable discussion with fellow former teachers to discuss teacher retention and why we left the classroom....

2017 Roadmap of Need

A new report released today by the Public School Forum of North Carolina’s Center for Afterschool Programs (NC CAP) highlights large areas of North Carolina where young people are at risk of not succeeding.