Friday Report – March 16, 2018

The Friday Report March 16, 2018 This Week on Education Matters -  Schools and Mass Shootings: Policy Implications New laws are being considered nationally and here in North Carolina in the aftermath of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

In North Carolina, Funding Gaps are Shortchanging Students with Special Needs

By Lindsay Wagner Cleveland County Schools’ Exceptional Children Director Nellie Aspel, who is...

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2018 Local School Finance Study

RALEIGH, NC (January 9, 2018) – A new study released today by the Public School Forum of North Carolina confirms a chronic and growing gap in public school funding between the highest and lowest-wealth counties in the state. This annual study comes at a time of...