Friday Report – May 24th, 2019

This week in #nced: ‘The Future of Education’: Rowan-Salisbury Schools Unveils Renewal Plan; Only Low-Performing Schools Can Get Charter-Like Flexibility. Wake Says That ‘Stinks’

Without Evidence That They Are Effective, NC Senate Moves to Expand Vouchers and Virtual Charter Schools

By Lindsay Wagner Relying on sound data when it comes to making decisions around spending North...

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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...