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RALEIGH, NC (March 22, 2017) – Former North Carolina Senator Howard N. Lee was named today as the recipient of the 2017 Public School Forum of North Carolina Jay Robinson Education Leadership Award. The Jay Robinson Education Leadership Award was established by the...read more
RALEIGH, NC (January 25, 2017) – The Public School Forum today released its Top 10 Education Issues for 2017 during its 3rd Annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast in Raleigh. QuintilesIMS was the presenting sponsor for this year’s event. Forum President and Executive...read more
Public School Forum of North Carolina’s Education Matters To Air Statewide Starting Sunday, January 8, on the North Carolina Channel
RALEIGH NC (January 4, 2017) – The Public School Forum of North Carolina’s weekly television program Education Matters will now be able to reach all North Carolinians when it launches on UNC-TV’s North Carolina Channel beginning Sunday, January 8, 2017. Hosted by...read more
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Join us January 25th for our 2017 Eggs & Issues Eventread more
Below is an excerpt from The Root of Discipline Disparities by James E. Ford, Program Director at the Public School Forum “The Teacher for Those Kids” Having spent my career as a teacher in urban schools with large majorities of black and brown students, I’ve...read more
Below is an excerpt from The Charlotte Observer's article In North Carolina we talk about race and poverty in education. But what about trauma? What if a child who disrupts class and tunes out teachers is traumatized, rather than defiant? “Too often, teachers...read more