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 - August 16, 2019

This week in #nced: Chief Justice, Governor Announce New Push to Break School-to-Prison Pipeline; 4 new Studies Bolster the Case: More Money for Schools Helps Low-Income Students

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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Color of Education Partnership Forms Guiding Committee

Raleigh-Durham, NC (September 18, 2018) – Color of Education, a new initiative of the Public School Forum of North Carolina, Duke Policy Bridge and the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, has formed a Guiding Committee to help...

Resilience & Learning: The first year on an important journey

Training with two of the Project’s new Resilience Teams in Rowan-Salisbury Schools (Overton Elementary and Hurley Elementary) focused on trauma’s impact on learning and behavior and starting to give staff tools and resources to create change for safer and more...

Policymaker’s Education Primer 2018

Education policy involves a wide range of interconnected issues such as financing and facilities, accountability and assessment, technology and teachers, and so on. In order to make well-informed and evidence-based decisions, policymakers face the challenge of...